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Topic: Help Request: JPG-XObject
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 40244
From: chess
Date: 5/14/2002 04:20 AM


Can a JPG file be programmatically added to a PDF File as one whole XObject? Do I need to extract data from the JPG file, or is the entire contents usable as is. If the entire file is usable, what items need to be included in the PDF dictionary for the stream? Currently, I have included length, type, filter, name, bitspercomponent, height, and width.

I am receiving the following error within Acrobat 4.0:
There was an error processing a page. There was an error while trying to parse an image.

I looked at some PDF files generated by other tools, and I noticed that there is a colorspace item, which I havenít defined.

I thought I read somewhere that JPG files can be used as is, but this assumption might be my problem. If I need to split off some body (main) data from some type of color table, where do I get information regarding the distinction?

I am using .NET for my development; therefore, I have a bombardment of methods to use when interacting with an image file. What type of data/method should I be looking for with the .NET documentation? For example, there is a rawdata method available. Is this helpful?

As always, any insight you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Warmest Regards,


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