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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Add Text To A PDF Document
Date Thu, 24 May 2018 16:15:00 GMT
Am 24.05.2018 um 17:11 schrieb a@awews.com:
> I was able to get it to work. I just have to fine tune where the text goes. Here's my
solution for anyone needing help in the future.
> Thank you for your help!
> If you have a moment, please let me know if there's a more efficient way to do it.

1) You're using a deprecated method instead of the one I mentioned. This 
will work fine, but some day the method will be removed
2) no need to do a try-catch around every line.

Tilman


>
> `@SpringBootApplication
> public class Pdfbox1Application {
>
> 	public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
> 		SpringApplication.run(Pdfbox1Application.class, args);
> 		
> 		File file = new File("./i-90.pdf");
> 		
> 		PDDocument document = null;
> 		PDDocument doc = document .load(file);
> 		PDPage page = doc.getPage(1);
> 		PDPageContentStream.AppendMode appendContent;
> 		PDPageContentStream contentStream = new PDPageContentStream(doc, page, true, true);
> 				
> 		doc.setAllSecurityToBeRemoved(true);
> 		
> 		
> 		
> 		try {
> 			contentStream.beginText();
> 		} catch (IOException e) {
> 			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> 			e.printStackTrace();
> 		}
> 		
> 		try {
> 			contentStream.setFont(PDType1Font.TIMES_ROMAN, 12);
> 			contentStream.newLineAtOffset(25, 700);
> 		} catch (IOException e) {
> 			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> 			e.printStackTrace();
> 		}
> 		
> 		String text = "This is sample text";
> 		
> 		
> 		
> //		try {
> //			contentStream = new PDPageContentStream(doc, page);
> //		} catch (IOException e) {
> //			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> //			e.printStackTrace();
> //		}
> 		
> 		
> 		
> 		
> 		
> 		try {
> 			contentStream.showText(text);
> 		} catch (IOException e) {
> 			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> 			e.printStackTrace();
> 		}
> 		
> 		try {
> 			contentStream.endText();
> 		} catch (IOException e) {
> 			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> 			e.printStackTrace();
> 		}
> 		
> 		System.out.println("content added");
> 		
> 		try {
> 			contentStream.close();
> 		} catch (IOException e) {
> 			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> 			e.printStackTrace();
> 		}
> 		
> 		try {
> 			doc.save("./newi-90.pdf");
> 		} catch (IOException e) {
> 			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> 			e.printStackTrace();
> 		}
> 		
> 		
> 		
> 		try {
> 			doc.close();
> 		} catch (IOException e) {
> 			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
> 			e.printStackTrace();
> 		}
> 	}
> }
> `
>
> On 2018/05/16 22:44:49, A Brand <a@awews.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to add text to an existing pdf document. I attempted it and the
>> current page was erased and replaced with the text I wanted to add.
>> I tried using the Overlay() and didn't see the text added.
>>
>> Is this a feature of pdfbox?
>>
>> Onward.
>> Don't Be Good. Be Great. Be Grateful.
>>
>> Please note this message was edited for brevity and clarity.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Anthony McDonald
>>
>>
>> *602-456-9335*
>> http://www.idnkhtw.space
>>
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