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Read the pdf file using java

Megan James
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Joined: Nov 21, 2008
Posts: 11
could any one help me how to read the pdf file with the corresponding font family, stlye and size using JAVA.
Daron Tan
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Joined: Jun 02, 2008
Posts: 16
You can try apache pdfbox
But there could have some issue if you want to edit the file


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Megan James
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Joined: Nov 21, 2008
Posts: 11
could give the sample code for convert pdf text to String using java with the font style and size.
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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I don't think there's a Java library that provides access to layout and styling information of a PDF file. The best that can be done is to extract the text; both JPedal and PDFBox can do that.


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