Apache PDFBox

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JAVA PDF library for creation, manipulation, validation and content extraction of PDF documents
Homepage:http://pdfbox.apache.org/
License:Apache License v2.0
Platforms:Java
Function:Metadata Extraction,Repair,File Format Migration,Validation,Encryption Detection
Content type:Document


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2021-05-04 16:41:42
[PDFBOX-5186] Create test for CreateGradientShadingPDF
<style type="text/css"> .tableBorder, .grid { background-color: #fff; width: 100%; border-collapse: collapse; } .tableBorder td, .grid td { vertical-align: top; padding:...
by Tilman Hausherr
2021-05-04 15:49:55
[PDFBOX-5185] Getting Null Pointer for 0.7.2 version of pdfbox
<style type="text/css"> .tableBorder, .grid { background-color: #fff; width: 100%; border-collapse: collapse; } .tableBorder td, .grid td { vertical-align: top; padding:...
by Shrirang Brahmapurikar
2021-05-03 16:02:22
[PDFBOX-5184] Add test for PDFMarkedContentExtractor class
<style type="text/css"> .tableBorder, .grid { background-color: #fff; width: 100%; border-collapse: collapse; } .tableBorder td, .grid td { vertical-align: top; padding:...
by Tilman Hausherr
2021-05-03 15:56:56
[PDFBOX-5183] Add getter/setter for suppressDuplicateOverlappingText in PDFMarkedContentExtractor
<style type="text/css"> .tableBorder, .grid { background-color: #fff; width: 100%; border-collapse: collapse; } .tableBorder td, .grid td { vertical-align: top; padding:...
by Tilman Hausherr
2021-05-05 18:13:21
[PDFBOX-5182] Detect whether a Signature is out of Date
<style type="text/css"> .tableBorder, .grid { background-color: #fff; width: 100%; border-collapse: collapse; } .tableBorder td, .grid td { vertical-align: top; padding:...
by Ranjeet Kuruvilla

Description[edit]

According to the PDFBox website: "The Apache PDFBox™ library is an open source Java tool for working with PDF documents. This project allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing documents and the ability to extract content from documents. Apache PDFBox also includes several command line utilities".

Although a range of these facilities may prove useful for preservation purposes, such as PDF debugging or extracting text, it is the Preflight component that supports the validation of a PDF against the PDF/A-1 or PDF/A-1b standards that has attracted considerable interest from preservation practitioners (see below).

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