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Topic: Issue with PDETextReplaceChars()
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 109057
From: pdf-solver
Date: 4/7/2004 01:53 AM

Hi All,
Looking for some feedback about using the PDFEdit function PDETextReplaceChars. I am trying to change a word (whole text run) with another correctly spelt word :) of the same length. When I find the word and use PDETextReplaceChars the new text does not occupy the same path width (start and end characters overprint). I have tried using the character method and textrun method, both produce the same bizarre result.

I hope I am doing something wrong. Using MS.VC++6, Acrobat5 headers and viewing in Acrobat6.

commands used are:
ASUns8 newText[] = "ABCDEFGHIJKL";

PDETextReplaceChars (text, kPDETextChar, char_offset, newText, (ASInt32) 12);

PDETextReplaceChars (text, kPDETextRun, currentRun, newText, (ASInt32) 12);

All help gratefully appreciated. If you prefer you can email me colin@dotdotty.demon.co.uk


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