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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Text not wrapping on a fillable PDF field
Date Mon, 10 Sep 2018 20:49:53 GMT
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I wonder if it is this issue?
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-3835

Tilman

Am 10.09.2018 um 21:41 schrieb Shawn Oplinger - NOAA Affiliate:
> Hi,
>
> I have a fillable PDF form, that I am using PDFBox to successfully 
> populate with text values from my database.
>
> I have one field however, that can contain up to 2,000 characters.
> Using Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017, I set the field to "Multi-line", so that 
> long text will wrap instead of truncating. (see screenshot below).
>
> If I paste 2,000 characters into the form field, using Adobe Acrobat, 
> the text successfully wraps, and I can see all 2,000 characters in the 
> PDF form field.
>
> When I use PDFBox however to populate the field with 2,000 characters, 
> the text does not wrap, and just truncates when it gets to the edge of 
> the form field in the PDF.
>
> I upgraded to PDFBox version 2.0.11, based on Tilman's recommendation 
> to a similar issue I found on StackOverFlow:
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51161660/pdfbox-fill-pdtextbox-in-pdf-with-word-wrap
>
> -But after upgrading, the text still does not wrap, it just truncates 
> when it reaches the edge of the form field.
>
> Any suggestions on how to get the text to wrap?
>
> Thanks,
> Shawn
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Shawn Oplinger
> Systems Integration & Development, Inc. (SID)
> National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
> Email: Shawn.Oplinger@noaa.gov <mailto:Shawn.Oplinger@noaa.gov>
> Phone: 301-427-8844 <tel:301-427-8844>
> Cell: 571-274-8078 <tel:571-274-8078>



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