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From JZ Q <ccna2c...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: convert annotation or markup tp printable image
Date Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:36:49 GMT
Hi Tilman

could you please elaborate on the "flattening" idea?I agree with you that
this should be the right direction to go. Thanks.

" An alternative would be to support the "flattening" of annotations like
we do for Acroform fields."

On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 8:31 AM, Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de>
wrote:

> You should have a look at the AddImageToPDF example, and the ImageToPDF
> tool in the source code download.
>
> You have have to adjust the page size in "new PDPage".
>
> However all this is a terrible idea because it will take a long time and
> use a lot of memory (you need 300dpi at least, better 1200dpi). Why not
> tell the people that annotations are important?
>
> An alternative would be to support the "flattening" of annotations like we
> do for Acroform fields.
>
> Tilman
>
> Am 10.06.2018 um 14:24 schrieb JZ Q:
>
>> Hi Tilman,
>>
>> thank you for the quick reply. The link you posted will convert each page
>> to png file. How do I merge the converted png into a simple PDF witch one
>> PNG per page?
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 8:20 AM, Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Am 09.06.2018 um 23:54 schrieb JZ Q:
>>>
>>> Hi Tilman,
>>>>
>>>> In my case, the client prints the PDF using the ctrl+P and then pick
>>>> printers. All the annotations have the printing flag set, but if the
>>>> user
>>>> does not select print "document and markup" option, the markups are not
>>>> printed at all.
>>>>
>>>> Is there any way to convert all the contents including annotation to
>>>> image?
>>>>
>>>> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23326562/apache-pdfbox-
>>> convert-pdf-to-images
>>>
>>> Tilman
>>>
>>>
>>> So regardless of what the end user selects, everything will be printed on
>>>
>>>> paper. Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 12:37 PM, Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de
>>>> >
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> PDFBox 2.0 doesn't create the appearance stream for annotations, so many
>>>>
>>>>> annotations won't be printed at all. Besides, some annotations don't
>>>>> have
>>>>> the printing flag set.
>>>>>
>>>>> Your text is unclear, how do you print? With PDFBox or with another
>>>>> tool?
>>>>>
>>>>> Tilman
>>>>>
>>>>> Am 07.06.2018 um 18:15 schrieb JZ Q:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>
>>>>>> I created PDF document with markups (annotation), but when I send
it
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> client for printing, some of them does not select to print markup,
>>>>>> hence
>>>>>> missing the annotations on the printout.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there anyway to convert any markup to be a printable image? what
i
>>>>>> am
>>>>>> doing now is to print it to virtual printer called "microsoft pdf"
and
>>>>>> then
>>>>>> save the file. It is better to do it automatically.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks in advance for any suggestion.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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-- 
Best Wishes,
Jason

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