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Topic: Re: automation of PDF docs at an object level
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56493
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:19 PM

At 12:50 AM 5/7/2001 -0400, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I've written full automation COM objects for various graphic engines, but
>have not yet got round to doing the same for PDF documents.

OK...


>I need to achieve the following
>* open a pdf document (preferably using memory only and the pdf
>engine rather than an out of process pdf exe)
>* use an exposed interface to manipulate individual text fields
>within the opened pdf document (e.g. change text)
>* position individual objects on the pdf page
>* save the document
>* export document to GIF or other image types
>* close the pdf document

There are some libraries out there that will let you do SOME of
that via COM/OLE, but the only library currently available that will do ALL
of that is our SPDF library (http://www.appligent.com) and it is a C/C++
API. However, if you're interested in wrapping it in a COM/OLE API, we'd
be VERY interested in talking with you!


Leonard
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Leonard Rosenthol
Director of Software Development (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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