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From js...@gmx.net
Subject Re: Getting Started with PdfBox
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:05:13 GMT
Hi Tilman,

thank you for your quick reply. I just can't follow at all???

As an example I would like to start with the example "HelloWorld.java", 
which should give me the pdf-File "HelloWorld.pdf".
To make it easy I start with the commandline-tools.
The only one that is creating a pdf is "PrintPDF".

When I use it as:
|java -jar pdfbox-app-2.0.2.jar ||TextToPDF [||] HelloWorld.pdf 

|I get the the printed java listing as a pdf.
But what should I use as |[OPTIONS]|? The compiled HelloWorld.class...
My tests with |PrintPDF| where also frustrating...
I am really just lost.

Thank you


On 2016-10-10 19:35 (+0200), Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de> wrote:
 > Am 10.10.2016 um 12:05 schrieb jsail@gmx.net:
 > > Hi,
 > >
 > > the 'Getting Started' on 
http://pdfbox.apache.org/2.0/getting-started.html is still 'under 
construction'. I hope you could get me a possibility to start.
 > >
 > > I would like to Create a PDF from scratch, with embedded text and 
table (spreadsheet) mostly in landscape format. How would you suggest me 
to start.
 > Read also the segment on "dependencies".
 > Re create a PDF, download the source code and look at the examples:
 > - CreateLandscapePDF.java
 > - HelloWorld.java
 > - HelloWorldTTF.java
 > - EmbeddedFonts.java
 > - ShowColorBoxes.java
 > Pitfalls:
 > - coordinates are y 0 at the bottom
 > - don't forget to close your content stream before saving
 > Good luck! Come back if you need more help. Note that you can't attach
 > PDFs, if you have any, you must upload them somewhere.
 > Tilman

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