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Topic: PDF Generation
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 55376
From: jipsen
Date: 5/29/2002 05:12 PM

I am working on a project which generates PDF output.
Unfortunately the original developers can not be contacted and PDF is new to me, so  I have some basic questions.
The only PDF tool I have is Acrobate Reader.
Question 1
The pdf Template which is read by the program contains some drawings and fix text as well as some MARKERS.  I can open this original pdf Template in Notepad and I can read it(there are no unprintable charakters in it). The other pdf Template which I got to replace the old one  has unprintable characters and is much smaler in size. Are there different compressed and uncompressed PDF formats. What tool do I have to use (buy) to produce such a textual pdf? 
 
Question2
What tool do I need to include such Markers into a PDF file?
The code which reads the MARKERS and does the replacement  is very strait forward:

       float p1,p2,p3,p4;
        int parm = sscanf(buf, "%%%%MARKE %d %f %f %f %f", &type, &p1, &p2, &p3, &p4);
    if (parm<1)
    {
                MessageBox(NULL,"Wrong Mark in Template File!","Message",MB_OK);
        return;
    }
    AnsiString t;
    switch (type)
    {
        case 10125:fprintf(outputfile,logo.c_str());break;

.........

Do you have any Idea what these MARKERS are? Is it FDF?

Thanks in advance
Jutta 


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