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From Gilad Denneboom <gilad.denneb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:58:00 GMT
Thanks for the files, but it's still not working for me... What *exact *version
of PDFBox are you using?

On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 2:19 PM, Stoll, Matthias <matthias.stoll@dxc.com>
wrote:

> Hi Gilad,
>
> I have run the code again with a former 2.0 release candidate of PDFBox.
> The sample code and the sample PDF along with an XFDF can be downloaded
> from here:
> http://www.stolli.de/downloads/xfdf/gilad.zip
>
> You simply compile the class and run it with 3 arguments (the first 2
> files are part of the ZIP, the third one generates the PDF with the stamped
> XFDF in it)
>
> Multipage_Sample_PDFA.pdf
> Multipage_Sample_annots_freetext.xfdf
> testoutput.pdf
>
> The code runs with any PDFBox version, but the very old 1.8.10 version I
> used to use when I filed the JIRA did not print the text in correct color
> (and had other XFDF errors). The more recent PDFBox versions all do the job.
>
> Please let me know how it works.
>
> Cheers,
>  Matthias
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gilad Denneboom [mailto:gilad.denneboom@gmail.com]
> Sent: Freitag, 23. Juni 2017 09:59
> To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
>
> Do you remember what version you used at the time? Because I tried it with
> 2.0.6, 2.0.0 and 1.8.13 and the results were pretty much the same in all of
> them.
>
> On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:15 AM, Stoll, Matthias <matthias.stoll@dxc.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Gilad.
> >
> > I will try to have a look into it by begin of next week as my time is
> > limited this week due to open business projects.
> > The sample code worked when I opened the issue. Will check with most
> > recent PDFBox - and see what our developers say regarding our
> > production code.
> >
> > I will come back to you.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >  Matthias
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Gilad Denneboom [mailto:gilad.denneboom@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Donnerstag, 22. Juni 2017 17:41
> > To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
> >
> > No, it's not working, either. Tried loading Multipage_Sample_annots_
> > square.xfdf and got this:
> >
> > Exception in thread "main" java.io.IOException: Error: End-of-File,
> > expected line
> >     at org.apache.pdfbox.pdfparser.BaseParser.readLine(
> > BaseParser.java:1145)
> >     at org.apache.pdfbox.pdfparser.COSParser.parseHeader(
> > COSParser.java:1995)
> >     at org.apache.pdfbox.pdfparser.COSParser.parseFDFHeader(
> > COSParser.java:1977)
> >     at org.apache.pdfbox.pdfparser.FDFParser.parse(FDFParser.java:158)
> >     at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.fdf.FDFDocument.load(FDFDocument.
> > java:184)
> >     at RedactClip.main(RedactClip.java:17)
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:33 PM, Stoll, Matthias
> > <matthias.stoll@dxc.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I would recommend to start with the sample XFDF as provided with my
> > > initial JIRA issue.
> > > This is only to ensure that PDFBox reads the correct XML metadata it
> > > might need to process.
> > > Does this work for you with the current PDFBox version?
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Gilad Denneboom [mailto:gilad.denneboom@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Donnerstag, 22. Juni 2017 17:13
> > > To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Adding a Redaction annotation (without applying it)
> > >
> > > I tried the same with an FDF file. This time it was read
> > > successfully, but the annotations were not added:
> > >
> > > Jun 22, 2017 5:08:46 PM org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.fdf.FDFAnnotation
> > > create
> > > WARNING: Unknown or unsupported annotation type 'Redact'
> > > Jun 22, 2017 5:08:46 PM org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.fdf.FDFAnnotation
> > > create
> > > WARNING: Unknown or unsupported annotation type 'Popup'
> > >
> > > On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 4:51 PM, Gilad Denneboom <
> > > gilad.denneboom@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I've encountered my first stumble-block... When I try to import my
> > > > Acrobat-generated XFDF file I get this exception:
> > > >
> > > > Exception in thread "main" java.io.IOException: Error: Header
> > > > doesn't contain versioninfo
> > > >     at org.apache.pdfbox.pdfparser.FDFParser.parse(FDFParser.
> java:160)
> > > >     at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.fdf.FDFDocument.load(FDFDocument.j
> > > > ava:184)
> > > >     at RedactClip.main(RedactClip.java:15)
> > > >
> > > > Any ideas?
> > > >
> > > > PS. I'm using PDFBox 2.0.6
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 3:02 PM, Gilad Denneboom <
> > > > gilad.denneboom@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> 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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