The moose likes Other Open Source Projects and the fly likes Append PDF using Itext Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP this week in the Servlets forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Products » Other Open Source Projects
Bookmark "Append PDF using Itext" Watch "Append PDF using Itext" New topic

Append PDF using Itext

palanisamy subramani

Joined: Aug 30, 2010
Posts: 29
I am new to the Itext. can any one help me how to append text to the existing PDF files.

Thanks in Advance
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41052
PDFs aren't really meant for changing after they've been created. Adding text, in particular, isn't something that's easy, or possible at all, given libraries such as iText.

Using iText (or other libraries such as PDFBox) you can append pages to a PDF, though. So if the new content is all on its own page in a second PDF, you can append that to the first file.

Ping & DNS - my free Android networking tools app
palanisamy subramani

Joined: Aug 30, 2010
Posts: 29
Thanks Ulf. I thought appending is possible in a same page by using ITEXT. Thanks for clarifying me.
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
subject: Append PDF using Itext
Similar Threads
How to export a canvas to PDF
Pring API suggestion needed
can we append a new Page to Existing PDF document
Difference between iText and Jasper Report?
Creating PDF through servlet