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Can I read already pdf file

ahmed dohar
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Joined: Oct 06, 2009
Posts: 26
Hi,
Can I read already pdf file and edit it using Itext
Bruno Lowagie
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Joined: Oct 23, 2006
Posts: 88
ahmed dohar wrote:Hi,
Can I read already pdf file and edit it using Itext


You can't edit a PDF, not with iText, not with any other tool.
Editing a PDF is not done.

You can however manipulate a PDF:
- you can stamp extra information on a page (even a watermark under the existing content)
- you can fill out a form
- you can add a digital signature
- you can encrypt it.
- you can assemble PDFs
- you can split PDFs
- ...
All of this can be done with iText.

Please read the TOC of the book and of the free sample chapter.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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