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Topic: Re: Escape sequence
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57026
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:23 PM

At 12:07 PM -0500 12/4/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>Seems like I am here all the time with my questions.

Hopefully we can give you the answers ;).

>I am writing pdf code to create a pdf document. I am reading a text
>document and want to place that in the bebegining of next line.


>CRLF should work for that.

Nope, not in PDF!

>Page 38 of pdf format ref manual has a table which shows all the
>escape sequences. It tell that \n with in the string will take me to
>the next line, but it does not.
>Can anybody help me, I am sure it can be done and y'all do it every day.
You need to break up the text string into pieces (one per
line, at least) and then have a Tj for each line, with a Td between
each to specify how much to move the line down. OR you consider the
T* operator.

Leonard Rosenthol
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Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

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