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From Gilad Denneboom <gilad.denneb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
Date Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:02:00 GMT
Certainly! I'll give it a try and will post any updates here... Thanks for
your help so far.

On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 2:39 PM, Stoll, Matthias <matthias.stoll@dxc.com>
wrote:

> Hi Gilad,
>
> Exactly - and there is a small code sample already from which you can
> start (XFDFStamper.java)
>
> PDFBox team has improved their support of XFDF after that call and we will
> try to contribute a bit in the future as there are still some smaller
> issues/ restrictions. But we can already use it quite good.
>
> Is this code sample good enough for you to start with?
>
> Kind regards,
>  Matthias
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gilad Denneboom [mailto:gilad.denneboom@gmail.com]
> Sent: Donnerstag, 22. Juni 2017 12:04
> To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
>
> Yes, I'll be very happy to get some sample code... Is it related to this
> issue? https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-3164
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:52 AM, Stoll, Matthias <matthias.stoll@dxc.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Gilad,
> >
> > Yes - by "stamping" I mean applying the redactions (i.e. texts, boxes,
> > arrows - everything that XFDF allows) onto the PDF and then exporting
> > a new one.
> > We do this as part of a rendering component for electronic files.
> > Therefore we take 2 file:
> > 1) the original PDF (unmodified)
> > 2) the annotation file as XFDF
> > Then we merge them together on the fly and give it to the viewing
> > component as a readonly new temporary PDF document.
> >
> > XFDF is supported by Adobe and other viewers, i.e. Qoppa viewer and
> > the Foxit Web Viewer also directly deal with XFDF as separate files.
> > You give them both files and they merge it for display on the fly.
> > When using PDF.js as a viewer or another component which natively does
> > not support XFDF annotations, you might go the same way as we do -
> > render on the fly.
> >
> > If you need some sample code ("XFDF stamping") to start with, we might
> > be happy to help.
> > Tilman and the PDFBox team were so kind to help us initially here, so
> > we might help you now and give some knowhow back.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >  Matthias
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Gilad Denneboom [mailto:gilad.denneboom@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Donnerstag, 22. Juni 2017 10:53
> > To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
> >
> > Hi Matthias,
> >
> > Thanks for the info.
> > What do you mean exactly by "stamping" the XFDF file, though? Do you
> > mean just import it? Does that actually apply the redactions?
> >
> > Gilad
> >
> > On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Stoll, Matthias
> > <matthias.stoll@dxc.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Gilad,
> > >
> > > One approach to do this is by forming redactions based on XFDF. If
> > > you want to apply the XFDF based redactions permanently, you can
> "stamp"
> > > it later into the PDF.
> > > Both is possible by using PDFBox.
> > >
> > > Kind regards,
> > >  Matthias
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Gilad Denneboom [mailto:gilad.denneboom@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Donnerstag, 22. Juni 2017 09:47
> > > To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> > > Subject: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Does anyone know if PDFBox supports adding Redaction annotations? If
> > > so, is it a documented feature? Are there any code samples I could use?
> > > I'm not talking about applying them (actually redaction the
> > > underlying contents), just creating them... Hopefully it's possible.
> > >
> > > Regards, Gilad.
> > >
> >
>

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