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Unable to view a PDF content generated through

satyanath puppala
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Hi All,

We are generating a PDF through java program(using itext) which will run in VMS System for few PDF's we are unable to see the content even though it shows some size on disk.

We are sending the PDF's thorugh mail using MAIL API.Then when we download the attcahment and see there are pages but unable to see the content please help me on this.

PFA sample PDF.

Java mail code looks like this

Ulf Dittmer
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Is it a proper PDF file, meaning - does it display correctly when viewed directly, without first being sent by mail? If you haven't tried that, that's where you should start.


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satyanath puppala
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Hi Ulf Dittmer,

Thanks for replying as i mentioned in the post it's generated in VMS System so we are not able to see PDF's there once it's mailed only we can see that .

So we cannot verify there..

Thanks & Regards,
Satyanath
satyanath puppala
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Also once mail has sent the PDF will be deleted by the code in production.
Ulf Dittmer
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Then I advise to get in touch with the sys admins of that system - most likely they can grab one of the troublesome PDFs before they're deleted.

One thing I notice is that it says that the charset is US-ASCII - PDFs are binary files that contain characters outside of the ASCII range.
satyanath puppala
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Then can i set it as


Ulf Dittmer
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PDFs are definitely not ASCII, UTF-8 might work.
satyanath puppala
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Thanks & Sorry for disturbing you




is it correct or shall i need to use like this?



 
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