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Topic: dynamically adding image (jpg) to pdf (w/ TallComponents)
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 89075
From: remmy
Date: 6/5/2003 06:32 AM

I am currently using TallStamp.NET to dynamically stamp text and images in a PDF file. I'm not sure if anyone else out there has used TallComponent products before, but I figured I'd give this a shot. Note: code is in VB.NET.

I can stamp text (& write out the PDF) just fine -- by adding the TextShape object that I create to the Layer collection. In fact, I can use all the other Shape objects (RectangleShape, BezierShape, etc) with no problem whatsoever. However, I have problems when I attempt to use the ImageShape object and try to add it to the Layer collection. After adding the object to the collection, I attempt to write out the PDF ---document.Write(binarywriterobj) - document being the TallComponent document object --- I receive the cryptic error: "Invalid parameter used." As I stated before, this error ONLY occurs when I use the ImageShape object. Sample code for adding the ImageShape to the Layer collection follows:

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Dim document As TallComponents.PDF.Document = New Document(binaryreaderobj)
Dim page As Page = document.Pages(0)
Dim image As ImageShape = New ImageShape(strFullProdImgPath)

image.Width = 180
image.Height = 103
image.X = 234
image.Y = 432
page.Overlay.Add(image)
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Can anyone that has used TallStamp spot something that I have overlooked? ANY suggestions/comments would be GREATLY appreciated!!! Thanks in advance for any input.


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