com.itextpdf.text.pdf.parser
Class PdfContentReaderTool

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.itextpdf.text.pdf.parser.PdfContentReaderTool

public class PdfContentReaderTool
extends Object

Tool that parses the content of a PDF document.

Since:
2.1.4

Constructor Summary
PdfContentReaderTool()
           
 
Method Summary
static String getDictionaryDetail(PdfDictionary dic)
          Shows the detail of a dictionary.
static String getDictionaryDetail(PdfDictionary dic, int depth)
          Shows the detail of a dictionary.
static void listContentStream(File pdfFile, int pageNum, PrintWriter out)
          Writes information about the specified page in a PDF file to the specified output stream.
static void listContentStream(File pdfFile, PrintWriter out)
          Writes information about each page in a PDF file to the specified output stream.
static void listContentStreamForPage(PdfReader reader, int pageNum, PrintWriter out)
          Writes information about a specific page from PdfReader to the specified output stream.
static void main(String[] args)
          Writes information about each page in a PDF file to the specified file, or System.out.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

PdfContentReaderTool

public PdfContentReaderTool()
Method Detail

getDictionaryDetail

public static String getDictionaryDetail(PdfDictionary dic)
Shows the detail of a dictionary. This is similar to the PdfLister functionality.

Parameters:
dic - the dictionary of which you want the detail
Returns:
a String representation of the dictionary

getDictionaryDetail

public static String getDictionaryDetail(PdfDictionary dic,
                                         int depth)
Shows the detail of a dictionary.

Parameters:
dic - the dictionary of which you want the detail
depth - the depth of the current dictionary (for nested dictionaries)
Returns:
a String representation of the dictionary

listContentStreamForPage

public static void listContentStreamForPage(PdfReader reader,
                                            int pageNum,
                                            PrintWriter out)
                                     throws IOException
Writes information about a specific page from PdfReader to the specified output stream.

Parameters:
reader - the PdfReader to read the page content from
pageNum - the page number to read
out - the output stream to send the content to
Throws:
IOException
Since:
2.1.5

listContentStream

public static void listContentStream(File pdfFile,
                                     PrintWriter out)
                              throws IOException
Writes information about each page in a PDF file to the specified output stream.

Parameters:
pdfFile - a File instance referring to a PDF file
out - the output stream to send the content to
Throws:
IOException
Since:
2.1.5

listContentStream

public static void listContentStream(File pdfFile,
                                     int pageNum,
                                     PrintWriter out)
                              throws IOException
Writes information about the specified page in a PDF file to the specified output stream.

Parameters:
pdfFile - a File instance referring to a PDF file
pageNum - the page number to read
out - the output stream to send the content to
Throws:
IOException
Since:
2.1.5

main

public static void main(String[] args)
Writes information about each page in a PDF file to the specified file, or System.out.

Parameters:
args -

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