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Topic: Re: Collecting PDF page information
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56667
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:20 PM

At 9:49 AM -0400 9/27/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I want to collect all the Page information of the PDF file and store
>that into one linked list.

What kind of "page information" do you plan on collecting?

>can i Parse it from Catalog object->PagesNode->
>PageNode->... or parse it from first object->second
>object->third object->... I know how to get the XRef info.

Start with the XRef to find the objects. Get the Catalog
object, use that to find the page objects (and so on, and so on...).

>I don't want to use already available API's for
>doing these things. I want to write one my own PDF
OK - good luck! If you haven't already, spend a couple of
days reading (and rereading) the PDF specification, especially the
chapters about document structure and layout.

Leonard Rosenthol
Sr. Software Engineer (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

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