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From Maruan Sahyoun <sahy...@fileaffairs.de>
Subject Re: drawing arrow in content stream
Date Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:06:52 GMT
Hi,

> Am 19.08.2017 um 03:31 schrieb chitgoks <chitgoks@gmail.com>:
> 
> i hope you guys can make this work
> 
> this would flat out beat out other libraries.
> 

would it be possible to get a sample PDF you've created with the line annotation?

BR
Maruan

> 
> 
> On Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 12:40 AM, Maruan Sahyoun <sahyoun@fileaffairs.de>
> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>> Am 18.08.2017 um 18:22 schrieb Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de>:
>>> 
>>> Am 18.08.2017 um 06:49 schrieb chitgoks:
>>>> Hi tilman
>>>> 
>>>> http://imgur.com/a/Dp0tU
>>> 
>>> You can confirm what Maruan wrote by doing this: take an existing PDF
>> file and open it with Adobe Reader. It allows to make annotations. So make
>> an arrow annotation from visible point 1 to visible point 2. Then save that
>> file. Then open that file with PDFBox and look at the annotation
>> dictionary. Its rectangle will be wider than the rectangle that would be
>> made from point 1 to point 2.
>>> 
>>> No idea why Adobe does this.
>> 
>> it's common that there is an 'outer box', padding and a 'content area'.
>> That's consistent e.g. also done when looking at fields. It makes sense as
>> an annotation could also have a border around it which would be drawn from
>> the 'outer' box to the inside. So the padding helps the content to stay
>> away from it.
>> 
>> Although there isn't a box model similar to HTML/CSS - at least not
>> specified as part of the spec - for appearance streams there is one in
>> practice. It needs some reengineering to get to the logic behind it (we did
>> it for interactive forms).
>> 
>> BR
>> Maruan
>> 
>>> 
>>> Tilman
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 12:46 PM, Tilman Hausherr <
>> THausherr@t-online.de>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Am 18.08.2017 um 03:55 schrieb chitgoks:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> please see attached
>>>>>> 
>>>>> Please upload to a sharehoster and post the link.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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