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How to convert pdf into text file using itext liberary

itext
Below is my code for converting a pdf file into a text file. The code successfully runs, but it doesn't generate the resulting text file (Sample.txt). Can anyone shed some light on this? The code is partly based on an example of the first iText in action book... import com.lowagie.text.*;...

Using iText, how to give Path to store PDF file from Device or Emulator?

android,itext
I am developing Invoice App, so i am using iText to create PDF file, like invoice. I want to store PDF file in sd card OR in the Computer itself. But it is not working because, Path is not get accesseble by the App. But when i tried the same...

NoNewLineParagraph cannot be cast to Element

java,html,parsing,itext,xmlworker
I'm following the itextpdf example http://itextpdf.com/sandbox/htmlworker/HtmlContentForCell. I have the following code: // Relevant code from main part of the class: ByteArrayOutputStream baos = new ByteArrayOutputStream(); Document document = new Document(PageSize.A4, 40, 40, 40, 40); PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, baos); document.open(); document.add(buildContent()); document.close(); // method that should provide content to the...

Obtaining the hash/digest from a PCKS7 signed PDF file with iText

java,pdf,itext,pkcs7
I'm writing a Java web service that signs PDF documents with iText from some clients in the network. Documents are being signed correctly, and can be verified with external tools. However, due to some legal restrictions in order to store this document in an official documentary repository I have to...

Converting images to PDF with iTextSharp preserve clipping path

c#,itextsharp,itext,jpeg,clipping
We're looking to convert images in bulk to PDF, programmatically. So far it looks like we will be using iTextSharp but we have an issue with JPG images with clipping path. We are using the following code in our tests: using (FileStream fs = new FileStream(output, FileMode.Create, FileAccess.Write, FileShare.None)) {...

How to compress PDF without resizing image?

java,pdf,itext
I am using iText to compress the existing pdf. I'm using the example from the iText in Action book (second edition): package part4.chapter16; import java.awt.Graphics2D; import java.awt.geom.AffineTransform; import java.awt.image.BufferedImage; import java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream; import java.io.FileOutputStream; import java.io.IOException; import javax.imageio.ImageIO; import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException; import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PRStream; import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfName; import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfNumber; import...

c# pdf How to set textfield label with iText

c#,pdf,itext
I have a pdf file I am trying to add a new textfield to. So far i have been able to add the textfield, however i have not been able to add the label that precedes it. E.g., if i want to insert a "Name" field, i would like to...

Itext get special letters from pdf

java,pdf,itext
I am trying to extract accented words from pdf e book . The best results are produced when using itext library , but I fail to get accents from words . example : побеђивање -should come out as- побеђи́ва̄ње (accents are missing) The letters are Cyrillic Serbian . I tried...

Large table in table cell invoke page break

java,itext
I have one PdfPTable with one column. One page fit 50 rows. If I add some text data to table (for an example, 300 rows), report work fine. When I add a PdfPTable into cell (for example, 20 string cells, PdfPTable(with 20 rows in it or less), and 270 string...

create pdf dynamically and sign it using itext pdf

pdf,itext,digital-signature,itextpdf
I am dynamically creating a PDF document, add a signature field and afterwards trying to sign it. The signing works properly, but i am getting an exception: "certfied by %, invalid signature and signature contains invalid data" import java.io.BufferedOutputStream; import java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream; import java.io.File; import java.io.FileOutputStream; import java.io.IOException; import java.io.InputStream; import...

I have a pdf from which I have to extract data and show but I am getting this exception, I'm not being able to figure out what is this Exception is?

java,exception,servlets,itext,pdf-reader
I have this pdf file to extract data from, but the problem is when I'm running this piece of code as a simple java program, it works like a charm but when I tried this code on JSP servlet it gave out this exception and I'm not being able to...

How to add overlay text with link annotations to existing pdf?

java,pdf,itext
I would like to add a link in my overlay text. I've read that using Anchor will only work for documents made from scratch but not for existing pdfs. My code is adding an overlay text to every page. My goal is to make a portion of that text clickable....

Itext PdfSmartCopy getting Null pointer Exception

java,pdf,itext
I'm now using Itext PdfSmartCopy. I'm adding some business contents to a document object with XMLworker. Then I declared a reader (for a pdf file to be concatenated to this document object). Then I'm calling PdfSmartCopy with the same document object and output file stream as arguments. Then I'm using...

Itext rectangle from milimeters

itext,rectangles,dimensions
I try draw a A5 rentangle in a PDF with Itext using Rectangle class and Utilities.milimetersToPoints method but when i print the PDF and measure the rectangle the measurments is not the A5 dimensions. public static boolean createPDF(String pathPDF) { Document document = new Document(PageSize.A4); try { PdfWriter writer =...

iTextPDF hyperlink not linking to the right place

java,itext,itextpdf
I have a bunch of PDF's which I have merged by this point in the code. At the beginning of the merged PDF I have a contents page which links to said PDF's respectively. These pdfAction.gotoLocalPage links sometimes don't work correctly and instead jump to between the bottom of the...

iText add Watermark to selected pages

java,itext
I need to add a watermark to every page that has certain text, such as "PROCEDURE DELETED". Based on Bruno Lowagie's suggestion in Adding watermark directly to the stream So far have the PdfWatermark Class with: protected Phrase watermark = new Phrase("DELETED", new Font(FontFamily.HELVETICA, 60, Font.NORMAL, BaseColor.PINK)); ArrayList<Integer> arrPages =...

IText: How to add an inner table surrounded by text to a table

itext
I am trying to add a table surrounded by text to an outer table in iText 5.5.4, but the inner table disappears and I can't seem to fix the problem. Here is what I am expecting: ********************* * Hello World * * +++++++++++++++++ * <-- * + Goodbye World +...

Can I use the BaseColor class in old iText versions?

java,pdf,itext,acrofields
I am trying to set BorderColor to an AcroField of my PDF. We are using an iText version that is at least 5 years old. I dont see any class named BaseColor in that version, whereas I've seen the following code being used in more recent versions of the iText...

Error in PDF Export

java,pdf,itext
Here is my code snippet- getResponse().setContentType(NAPSConstants.PDF_CONTENT_TYPE); getResponse().setHeader(NAPSConstants.PDF_CONTENT_DISP, NAPSConstants.PDF_ATTACHMENT_FILE+getText("rcmid.details")+NAPSConstants.PDF_EXTN); //Set the Page Size Document document = new Document(PageSize.A3, 40, 40, 40, 40); PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(rcmDetailsCols.length); for(RCMIDPartsDetailsDTO part : rcmidDTO.getPartsDetailsDTO()){ table.addCell(part.getPartStatus().equals(NAPSConstants.Active) ? PDFHelper.dataCell(...

Making editable cells of a table readonly having Scroll Bar with itext

itext
Please find the below code. public class MakingFieldReadOnly implements PdfPCellEvent { /** The resulting PDF. */ public static final String RESULT1 = "text_fields.pdf"; /** The resulting PDF. */ public static final String RESULT2 = "text_filled.pdf"; /** The text field index of a TextField that needs to be added to a...

iText to remove Protected View from a PDF

java,vba,itext
I'm working on removing Protected View from a series of PDFs, and am trying to use the iText library within VBA. My main issue at this point is that I have no idea what method to use, and the iText documentation is pretty dense. I'm also feeling my way forward...

How to align a label versus its content?

itextsharp,itext
I have a label (e.g. "A list of stuff") and some content (e.g. an actual list). When I add all of this to a PDF, I get: A list of stuff: test A, test B, coconut, coconut, watermelons, apple, oranges, many more fruites, carshow, monstertrucks thing I want to change...

How to add watermark to TIFF image using itext 2.1.7 in java

java,itext,watermark
I want to print out a tiff image with watermark.So, firstly i convert tiff image to pdf and add watermark to generated pdf.But the watermark doesn't appear in final pdf. Is there any advice to print out a tiff image with watermark. Any help will be appreciated. This is my...

error while creating PDF

android,pdf,android-studio,itext
I am trying to generate a PDF using Android Studio. I am using the iText library, but when I add it into Android studio, I get the following error: Error:Execution failed for task ':app:dexDebug'. com.android.ide.common.process.ProcessException: org.gradle.process.internal.ExecException: Process 'command 'C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_79\bin\java.exe'' finished with non-zero exit value 2 When I remove the...

Itext combobox, width of selected option issue

java,combobox,itext
I have a problem with using Itext pdf. The problem is, after an option is selected and the pointer is focused on another element of pdf, the text in TextField is somehow cut off or some letters are floating over. What would be the solution? The image that shows what's...

iText Stamping - Java [duplicate]

java,pdf,itext,digital-signature,invalidate
This question already has an answer here: how to add blank page in digitally signed pdf using java? 2 answers I am having trouble with stamping PDF documents without invalidating digital signatures. Current, I succeeded stamping a PDF. However, if the document is previously signed the signature is no...

XMLWorker: cell's vertical-align not working

css,itextsharp,itext,xmlworker
If you check this code: <table> <tr> <td border="1"> <table> <tr><td>Blah</td></tr> <tr><td>Blah</td></tr> <tr><td>Blah</td></tr> </table> </td> <td border="1"> <table> <tr><td>Blah</td></tr> <tr><td>Blah</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> In here: http://demo.itextsupport.com/xmlworker/ You will see this: But if you click on "transform"...

Register font from byte array in iText

c#,fonts,itextsharp,itext
Is it possible to register a font from a byte array, instead of using file paths? The FontFactory class has two methods for registering fonts. Both use file/folder paths to register fonts: Register RegisterDirectory I looked into the iText source for clues, but I don't understand how the font files...

itext: Change font size of XMLWorker-parsed element

java,html,fonts,itext,xmlworker
I'm adding Elements from an ElementList to a PdfPCell. These elements can be anything from simple text phrases to bulletpoint lists. However, the font with which these elements are printed to the pdf is too big size. So, my question is: How to adjust the default font size for elements...

Divide page in 2 parts so we can fill each with different source

java,pdf,pdf-generation,itext,itextpdf
I need to create an User guide, where I've to put the content in 2 different language but on the same page. so the first half of the page would be in English while the second part would be in French. (In future they might ask for 3rd language also,...

Why is the ViewBag data empty?

c#,asp.net-mvc,html5,itext
I'm trying to create a pdf from my webpage by using MVC and iText, but when I reach the View the ViewBag data is empty. In the Controller the ViewBag still had values. Why is the ViewBag data empty? Starts in the View: <td><span> <a href='<%: Url.Action("HitlijstNaarPdf", new { AID_Hitlijst...

how to return binary stream from iText pdf converter

c#,pdf,itext
Is it possible to return binary stream (byte[ ]) from pdfstamper ? Basically the objective is to edit PDF doc and replace particular text. Input already in binary stream (byte[ ]) I worked on C# environment & iText for the PDF editing lib. Here's my piece of code : PdfReader...

iText is not rendering image in Grails web application

grails,pdf,itext
We are trying to send an image as a stream to a method in Grails 2.4.3. def imgStream imgStream = servletContext.classLoader.getResourceAsStream("/assets/Logo.jpg") We call in another service to render the PDF ByteArrayOutputStream output = licensePlanReportsService.renderLicensingPlanPDF(licensingPlanInstance, internal, imgStream) We are using com.lowagie.text.Image from iText 2.1.7 and poi 3.9-20121203 if(imgStream) { Image logo...

How to change the spacing between words and characters?

java,itext
I want to set the text alignment to justified, but I don't want iText to add any extra space between the characters (see figure 1). I prefer space between words as shown in figure 2. With this code, I get the result shown in figure 1. public static void main(String[]...

Unable to process large PDF file

java,itext,heap-memory,ioexception
I have jave file with size 160MB. When I try to load it in PdfReader (Itext Library) it fire following error: java.io.IOException: Not enough storage is available to process this command I am using Java Version 1.5 (32bit). Code: PdfReader pdfReader = null; try{ pdfReader = new PdfReader("D://bigfile.pdf"); //also try...

Is it possible to append or merge one or more XFA form-based PDF files together with iText?

java,pdf,itext
I have one PDF file that has an embedded form that is based on XFA (XML) forms. The first PDF has a table which holds a list of people. If that table overflows, the subsequent list of people are handled by an addendum page which is also a PDF (XFA...

How to extract text by a selected area from a PDF file using iText?

java,swing,pdf,awt,itext
I am working on a program that extract texts from a PDF file in a specific area, I am using java and iText library. Right now, i can extract data by taping the area coordinations using this code: import java.io.IOException; import com.itextpdf.text.Rectangle; import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfReader; import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.parser.FilteredTextRenderListener; import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.parser.LocationTextExtractionStrategy; import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.parser.PdfTextExtractor;...

How to add border to paragraph in itext pdf library in java?

java,itext
I have created a paragraph in using itext pdf library in java. I have to add border to paragraph, not to the whole document. How to do it ?

Displaying a database in PDF using iText in Android Studio

android,database,sqlite,pdf,itext
I have a function that creates a PDF file that displays a database (SQLite). When I try to open the file, it says: File read error. File type is unsupportted or the file is corrupted. I don't have any errors in my logcat. I am using iTextg 5.5.3.jar that I...

Sigining a PDF using USB driver in server client condition

java,pdf,ssl,itext
I am doing a project where i need to sign a pdf using a usb based digital signature. I have tried the following code locally and able to sign the pdf. my problem is weather the following code will work in a client server based senerio. My code is: import...

iTextSharp 5.5.6 PdfCopy Failing with “Cannot access a closed file”

itextsharp,itext
This seems to be similar to this question: Merging Tagged PDF without ruining the tags I'm using the latest iTextSharp NuGet package (v5.5.6) trying to merge two tagged PDFs. When calling Document.Close() I'm getting an ObjectDisposedException originating from PdfCopy.FlushIndirectObjects(). at System.IO.__Error.FileNotOpen() at System.IO.FileStream.get_Position() at iTextSharp.text.io.RAFRandomAccessSource.Get(Int64 position, Byte[] bytes, Int32 off,...

Where is the Origin (x,y) of a PDF page?

java,pdf,text,itext
I am using iText to create my PDF files. I want to position text at some specific place in the document using the method I found here. However, I cannot figure out where to find the origin of the coordinate system of the page. bottom left corner?,top right corner?bottom right...

Control 'testGridview' of type 'SPGridView' must be placed inside a form tag with runat=server

c#,gridview,itext,export-to-pdf,spgridview
I have a spgridview and want to export its content to pdf. I am using itextsharp for the same. But error is encountered at rendercontrol call. I have already tried the solutions mentioned in the below thread. Question Also I have tried using public override void VerifyRenderingInServerForm(Control control) { return;...

2D barcode generation issue in Java

java,itext,barcode
I am generating barcodes using iText API, everything looks good when it is linear barcodes when it is 2D barcodes then barcodes are placed into pdf document as images, hence reducing the quality of the barcode on low resolution printers and unable to scan the barcode. Below is the code...

iTextPdf-How to add a FormField to Section without Position?

java,itext
In want to add interactive from fields like check boxes to a new created multiple page pdf, in the example from itext the code looks like this: PdfContentByte canvas = writer.getDirectContent(); Rectangle rect = new Rectangle(180, 806 * 40, 200, 788 * 40); RadioCheckField checkbox = new RadioCheckField(writer, rect, "box1",...

Alignment issue with multiline text form fields in iTextSharp

c#,itextsharp,itext
I have written an application to programatically fill out a form in a PDF template from a database and save the result to disk. Everything is working correctly apart from any multi-line text fields which are not rendering as expected. They should be top, left aligned with no gaps between...

Itext std deviation symbol σ not printing

itext,symbol
Using itext to generate PDFs and I have a symbol σ which does not print in the pdf. Is this because of font selection (using HELVETICA_BOLD)? Can anyone help

iText doesn't set checkbox field

pdf,checkbox,itext
I'm using iText library to generate pdf file based on template. But when I try to set checkbox field it won't filled. Class is here: public class MainClass { public static void main(String[] args) { try { PdfReader reader = new PdfReader("pdf/fw9_template.pdf"); PdfStamper stamper = new PdfStamper(reader, new FileOutputStream("test.pdf")); AcroFields...

Can't set RTL direction for Hebrew letters while converting from *.xhtml to *.pdf by using iText library

java,itext,right-to-left,hebrew,xmlworker
I'm trying to convert *.xhtml with Hebrew characters (UTF-8) to PDF by using iText library but I getting all letter in reverse order. As far I understand from this question I can set RTL only for ColumnText and PdfCell objects: Arabic (and Hebrew) can only be rendered correctly in the...

How to write bulleted list in pdf using itext jar but item should not in next line

itext
Below is the code I have searched from net. this code is printing the each list item in next line but I don't want like that. Below is expected output I want to write in pdf: List orderedList = new List(List.ORDERED); orderedList.add(new ListItem("Item 1")); orderedList.add(new ListItem("Item 2")); orderedList.add(new ListItem("Item 3"));...

Saving froala editor content to pdf in jsp/servlets

servlets,pdf,itext,froala
I have embeded froala editor in my jsp and want to save all the content typed in the editor with all the formatting and images as PDF file . I currently have embeded the editor and pass the content using the form submit button. On submitting the parameters to servlet...

How to draw a rectangle around multiline text

java,pdf,itext,draw
I am trying to draw a rectangle around multiline text in iText. The user will be able to enter some lines of text. The font size of the text might be different and it can be formatted (bold, underlined...). I use this code to draw the text: ColumnText ct =...

Hierarchical Bookmark Generation in PDF using iText library

java,pdf,itext
I have data in ArrayList like below : static ArrayList<DTONodeDetail> tree; public static void main(String[] args) { // TODO Auto-generated method stub tree=new ArrayList<DTONodeDetail>(); //first argument->NodeId //second->NodeName // third -> ParentNodeId tree.add(getDTO(1,"Root",0)); tree.add(getDTO(239,"Node-1",1)); tree.add(getDTO(242,"Node-2",239)); tree.add(getDTO(243,"Node-3",239)); tree.add(getDTO(244,"Node-4",242)); tree.add(getDTO(245,"Node-5",243)); displayTree(tree.get(0)); } public static...

Ordered and Unordered List is not rendered during the PDF Generation

pdf,pdf-generation,html-parsing,html-lists,itext
I am using iText-5.5.6 and XMLWorker-5.5.6. I am having strange issue during the PDF Generation where as I am not able to see the Ordered or Unordered list from the source HTML Content. I am getting the HTML Content from the Editor Control. And the content is like the below:...

iText Android - Adding text to existing PDF

java,android,itext
we have a PDF with some fields in order to collect some data, and I have to fill it programmatically with iText on Android by adding some text in those positions. I've been thinking about different ways to achieve this, with little success in each one. Note: I'm using the...

Compiling example program supplied by itext

java,xml,pdf,itext,xfa
http://itextsupport.com/download/xfaworker.html I have downloaded Itext example program and try to test it on my computer. Want to test that i can flattern the XFA form I have created using PDFBox library provided by Apache. I want to flatten my PDF so they can be joined into one pdf file. Below...

Using iText to save pdf to ColdFusion Variable

pdf,coldfusion,itext
I need to use iText with ColdFusion (CF) because CFDocument won't do everything I need it to, however I would like to return the result into a CF Variable instead of saving it to a file. It seems that every example out there saves the results to a file. I'm...

NoClassDefFoundError: com/itextpdf/text/DocumentException when exporting jasper to pdf

java,jasper-reports,itext
I created a jasper report and now I need to export that report to pdf format. This is my code for that. // compiles jrxml JasperCompileManager.compileReportToFile(reportName + ".jrxml"); // fills compiled report with parameters and a connection JasperPrint print = JasperFillManager.fillReport(reportName + ".jasper", parameters, connection); // to view the report...

How to put the ByteArrayInputStream content into a PDF using iText?

java,pdf,pdf-generation,itext,bytearrayoutputstream
I have the following situation, into a method I have: ByteArrayInputStream fis = new ByteArrayInputStream(Bean.getValoreString("PDFmulti", "PDF").getBytes()); As you can see fis varialbe is a ByteArrayInputStream and Bean.getValoreString("PDFmulti", "PDF").getBytes() returns a byte[] So now I need to put the content of the fis object into a PDF using iText. What can...

Save JavaFX ScrollPane content to PDF file

itext,javafx-8
I'm using the below code to save the content of a ScrollPane in my JavaFx Application to a PDF file. button.setOnMouseClicked(new EventHandler<MouseEvent>() { public void handle(MouseEvent event) { File pdfFile = fileChooser.showSaveDialog(primaryStage); try { BufferedImage bufImage = SwingFXUtils.fromFXImage(scrollPane.snapshot(new SnapshotParameters(), null), null); FileOutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(new File("../temp.jpg")); javax.imageio.ImageIO.write(bufImage, "jpg", out);...

Save itext pdf as blob without physical existence.

java,pdf,itext
I am using this code to generate PDF using iText. First it creates HTML to PDF after that it converts that PDF in byte array or in BLOB or in byte array. I dont want to create any physical stores of pdf on my server. First i want to convert...

Signing PDF - memory consumption

itext,itextpdf
I tried some utilities for digital PDF signing based on iText v1 or v2 and found out that it seems whole PDF is loaded into memory (for 60M PDF process can take up to 300-400MB of memory). Can recent iText versions sign PDF without load it into memory? Updates I...

iText, FileNotFoundException when adding image to pdf

android,image,pdf,itext
I am trying to add an image to my pdf using iText and when following the iTexts documentation on this its just simply telling me to do this: Image img = Image.getInstance("res/drawable/toplogos.png"); document.add(img); But I am getting FileNotFoundException. Why is that? The file is in the drawable folder. Thanks....

What is the smarter solution to retrieve the number of pages of this created PDF file?

java,pdf,pdf-generation,itext
this is one of my first time that I use iText and I have a dount about the correctness of my solution. Into an application I create a PDF composed by many pages (some hundreds) and I save it on a file, doing something like this: String result = outputPath...

How to flatten pdf with Itext in c#?

c#,itext
I need to remove all form fields of a pdf, so I am using iText and try to flatten the pdf. Because of legacy code I am restricted to iText version 4.1.6.1 My Code is: public static byte[] RemoveAcroFields(String filename) { if (filename != null && File.Exists(filename)) { byte[] pdfFile...

Sign concatenated PDF in append mode with CERTIFIED_NO_CHANGES_ALLOWED

itext,itextpdf
I tried to sign PDF with append mode and certification level CERTIFIED_NO_CHANGES_ALLOWED but certain PDF files shown as modified and therefore invalid in Acrobat. itext 5.5.6, code: PdfStamper stp = PdfStamper.createSignature(reader, os,'\0',null,true); PdfSignatureAppearance app = stp.getSignatureAppearance(); app.setCertificationLevel(PdfSignatureAppearance.CERTIFIED_NO_CHANGES_ALLOWED); PDf file is created with wkhtmltopdf and concatenated with itself with pdfunite (CentOS...

Merge documents to create TOC in iText (Java)

java,pdf-generation,itext,toc
When creating documents with iText that need a table of contents, I have usually used a process where I create the main document in memory, create the TOC as a separate document in memory (using dummy links), merge them as a third document, and then use a PdfStamper to reconcile...

iText -PDF reading issue on heading levels ( h1 - h6 )

html,pdf,itext,screen-readers,xmlworker
Generated PDF by iText-XMLWorker 5.5.4. Everything is reading perfectly except heading levels (h1-h6) in screen reader. Below code works fine on browsers but not in PDF. <section> <h1>heading 1</h1> <h2>heading 2 </h2> <h3>heading 3 </h3> <h4>heading 4 </h4> </section> ...

How to convert textarea input to pdf using itext and make it downloadable

java,jsp,servlets,pdf,itext
Friends, I am have implemented a jsp form which takes inputs like title, description and content of the pdf file. When the jsp form is submitted, the pdf is created using itext with the help of the servlet called 'pdfGenServlet.java'. my jsp form is <form action="pdfGenServlet" method="post" enctype="application/x-www-form-urlencoded"> <!-- input...

Itext, table width changes when splitted in new page

java,itext
I'm using iText 5.3.4 with Eclipse Kepler. I have a bill table, normally it would not have more than one page, but for testing pourposes i've been checking it's behaviour and I'm facing a weird problem, table width changes when page changes: My table definition: PdfPTable tableFactura = new PdfPTable(4);...

Arabic characters from html content to pdf using iText

html,pdf,text,itext,arabic
I am having trouble to display the Arabic Characters from HTML Content in PDF Generation as "?" I am able to display the Arabic text from String variable. At the same time I am not able to generate the Arabic Text from the HTML String. I want to display the...

itext: How set miminum height for splitted PdfPCell

java,table,pdf-generation,itext
On page I have table, and at the end of the page I have one paragraph, if rows contains small count of rows paragraph must still stay at the end of the page, but if rows too much and table take more than one page paragraph must be just after...

How to create and add table to predefined pdf template using Itext?

java,pdf,itext
I have a predefined Template and i want to create and add table to 3rd page of template. Is it possible to do so?There are lot of option for creating new pdf using itext but i haven't seen any example where modifying existing pdf and adding table to it is...

about visible digital signatures

itext,digital-signature
Given an input pdf file with visible digital signatures, I would like to obtain a new pdf file that preserves the visual representation of the signatures as graphical objects but not longer as signatures fields. I have done that with a tool (see the input and the output files) but...

Viewing PDF with Java [duplicate]

java,pdf,itext
This question already has an answer here: Java PDF Viewer 2 answers I am working on a program that should create, Show and Extract text from PDF files but i cant find a free library that will show PDF files or at least convert them to images to work...

Pdf file not loading properly created by the servlet

java,jsp,servlets,pdf,itext
Friends, I am have implemented a jsp form which takes inputs like title, description and content of the pdf file. When the jsp form is submitted, the pdf is created using itext with the help of the servlet called 'pdfGenServlet.java'. my jsp form is <form action="pdfGenServlet1" method="get" enctype="application/x-www-form-urlencoded"> <!-- input...

How to retain page labels when concatenating an existing pdf with a pdf created from scratch?

pdf,itext
I have a code which is creating a "cover page" and then merging it with an existing pdf. The pdf labels were lost after merging. How can I retain the pdf labels of the existing pdf and then add a page label to the pdf page created from scratch (eg...

Regular expression to extract paragraph from the page below

java,regex,itext
I have this text that I have extracted from a pdf using iText and placed into a String variable: (1) A a, — al'-fah; of Hebrew origin; the first letter of the alphabet; figurative only (from its use as a numeral) the first: — Alpha. Often used (usually ajn an,...

Center a table horizontally with iText's XMLWorker

itext,xmlworker
I've tried centering a table in two ways: Attempt 1 code: <h1>Attempt 1</h1> <table style="width: 50%; margin: 0 auto;"> <tr> <th>foo</th> <td>bar</td> </tr> <tr> <th>foo</th> <td>bar</td> </tr> </table> Attempt 2 code: <h1>Attempt 2</h1> <table style="width: 50%;" align="center"> <tr> <th>foo</th> <td>bar</td> </tr> <tr> <th>foo</th> <td>bar</td> </tr>...

PDF generated by iText -> text missing after saving PDF to local drive

java,pdf,pdf-generation,itext
I am producing a PDF file in a HttpServlet with itText. Adding a Text on the canvas. If I open the url the PDF is shown correctly with the text. Also if I print it direclty from the browser, the text is visible on the printed paper. If I download...

pushbuttonfield with double byte character

java,itext
Searched around on Google as well as stackoverflow but didn't see this come up anywhere. I need a pushbuttonfield with double byte characters as the text. Does anybody know if this is possible? Currently if I set the button text as any double byte text, the text won't show up....

link coming twice while exporting to pdf using itextsharp

pdf,gridview,itext
my asp boundfield: <asp:BoundField DataField = "SiteUrl" HtmlEncode="false" HeaderText = "Team Site URL" SortExpression = "SiteUrl" ></asp:BoundField> My itextsharpcode for (int i = 0; i < dtUIExport.Rows.Count; i++) { for (int j = 0; j < dtUIExport.Columns.Count; j++) { if (j == 1) { continue; } string cellText = Server.HtmlDecode(dtUIExport.Rows[i][j].ToString());...

Adding text to each page of PDF with itext instead of just the first page

c#,itext
I'm trying to add text to each page of a PDF using this code which works great, but this code is only for adding text to the first page: //variables String pathin = @"C:\Users\root\Desktop\temp\test.pdf"; String pathout = @"C:\Users\root\Desktop\temp\test2.pdf"; //create a document object //var doc = new Document(PageSize.A4); //create PdfReader object...

List items in table cell are not formatted

java,table,itext
I have a problem with PDF, generated using iText (version 5.5.2). I have a table which should contain various elements, including lists. However, the list inside the cell is wrongly displayed - it's not rendered at all as list, instead list items are displayed one by another. So instead item1...

Sign PDF using an external service and iText

itext,digital-signature,digest
I have this scenario. I have an application that generates a PDF, and that needs to be signed. We have not the certificates to sign the document, because they're in a HSM, and the only way we could make use of the certificates is using a webservice. This webservice, offers...

Extracting an embedded object from a pdf

java,pdf,itext,pdfbox
I had embedded a byte array into a pdf file (Java). Now I am trying to extract that same array. The array was embedded as a "MOVIE" file. I couldn't find any clue on how to do that... Any ideas? Thanks! EDIT I used this code to embed the byte...

Align content in PDF using itext in java

java,swing,pdf,itext
I am stuck up with this problem for sometime now. I'm drawing a pie chart to the document and displaying the jtable data. I am not able to align the contents in the pdf file. How do I align the jtable data as well as the pie chart to this...

iTextSharp rotated PDF page reverts orientation when file is rasterized at print house

pdf,printing,itextsharp,itext
Using iTextSharp I am creating a PDF composed of a collection of existing PDFs, some of the included PDFs are landscape orientation and need to be rotated. So, I do the following: private static void AdjustRotationIfNeeded(PdfImportedPage pdfImportedPage, PdfReader reader, int documentPage) { float width = pdfImportedPage.Width; float height = pdfImportedPage.Height;...

Add anchor to pdf using itext java and html

java,html,pdf,itext,anchor
I try generate pdf from html using IText java. I need create link anchor. The sample code below. Java code: String k = pdfService.all(request); OutputStream os = response.getOutputStream(); Document document = new Document(); PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, os); document.open(); InputStream is = new ByteArrayInputStream(k.getBytes()); XMLWorkerHelper.getInstance().parseXHtml(writer, document, is); document.close(); Html code:...

Skip an extra line after particular row

c#,.net,itextsharp,itext
I have a table which has 3 columns and it has about 10 rows. But what I want to do is skip an extra line after a particular row. Here is my code; Paragraph paragraphTable3 = new Paragraph(); paragraphTable3.SpacingBefore = 20f; paragraphTable3.SpacingAfter = 10f; PdfPTable third_table = new PdfPTable(3); third_table.TotalWidth...

com.itextpdf.text.exceptions.InvalidPdfException: Rebuild failed: Error reading string at file pointer

java,pdf,itext
Getting below exception while reading a PDF. It opens well in Acrobat reader. I read in another question that though its opened in acrobat its not necessary to open via iText because PDF contains an error and he recommends to fix the PDF. But the file is coming from the...

Remove page reference from annotation

java,itext,autofill,form-fields,formfield
I added a textfield with several kids similar as described here. Did that to use the autofill functionality of PDF... Now my question is how am I able to remove the page reference from the parent element? The data field should not contain a parent reference since it is not...

How can I write all the pages in the text document

java,itext
I am trying to write extracted text of the pdf file into text document but currently, only the first page is being written in the text document although 6 pages are being output in the console of eclipse. How can I fix that? I appreciate any help. try { PdfReader...

IText merge documents with acrofields

java,adobe,itext
I currently have a PdfReader and a PdfStamper that I am filling out the acrofields with. I now have to copy another pdf to the end of that form I have been filling out and when I do I lose the acrofield on the new form I copy over. Here...

Multiple signatures with Itext - issue with existing signature blocks

java,pdf,itext
So im currently working on a project to sign PDF documents and I ran into a problem. So i can sign documents correctly without any problems if I specify the block to sign i.e. signatureAppearance.setVisibleSignature(rectangle, page, signingBlockName); I can add multiple signatures without a problem and all of the signatures...

IText AcroField Character size

java,itext,acrobat,acrofields
I am a creating acrofields in java with a stamper (As shown below) and I am wanting to find a way to know the length of a acrofield. I want to be able to determine the length of a string I am going to input in the acrofield and if...

Generate pdf file dynamically from html template and produce table of contents in java

java,html,pdf,itext
We have an editor, which is used to design templates for catalogs,it is basically for designing purpose, first we design a template in the editor and bind our data in that template format. we get the template in HTML format from front end. From that template i need to bind...

Itextpdf stop transform pdf correctly

java,pdf,jboss,itext,itextpdf
I have a next issue with itextpdf. private void generatePdf() throws Exception { FileOutputStream fos = null; try { PdfReader reader = new PdfReader("template.pdf"); fos = new FileOutputStream("test.pdf"); PdfStamper stamper = new PdfStamper(reader, fos); stamper.close(); } catch (Exception e) { throw e; } finally { if (fos != null) {...

Textfield data is getting too small, when we enter more data into the textbox

java,itext
If I apply, text.setOptions(TextField.MULTILINE | TextField.REQUIRED); to my text field, then I can enter more data, but the problem is the data is getting too small, then it becomes scrollable. Can we get a scrollbar instead, before it gets too small?...

How to reorder the pages of a PDF file?

java,pdf,itext
I am generating Table of Contents at last,I want to move Table of Contents at Beginning. Suppose that I have 16 pages in my PDF and that the TOC starts from page 13 and ends on page 15. I want to move the TOC to the second page, so that...