There are errors once in a while because you are using the wrong method to concatenate documents. Please read chapter 6 of my book and you’ll notice that . iText is a library that allows you to generate PDF files on the fly. Please find more details on iText on below link. Here is a code. This HowTo is based on the iText package. You need a recent version (ex. 2.*). This a command line utility. You specify the pdf files to be merge into one.
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This is my code: I’m using the following code to merge PDFs together using iText: You can prevent this by using writer. I blame the unofficial documentation for the popularity of this wrong approach.
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But once and a while, it’s rotating some of the pages by 90 degrees? Or, if not, is it possible to have it fit to page?
How to merge documents correctly?
If you need an example, see for instance the FillFlattenMerge2 example:. Anyone ever have this happen?
Please read chapter 6 of my book and you’ll notice that using PdfWriter to concatenate or merge PDF documents is wrong:. Email Required, but never shown. In case anyone is looking for it, using Bruno Lowagie’s correct answer above, here is the conca of the function that does not seem to have the page flipping issue i described above:. As documented, you are throwing away all annotations by adding PdfImportedPage instances to a document using addTemplate.
How to merge documents correctly? I strongly advise against using PdfWriter to merge documents!
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I recognize your name from the itext namespaces. You completely ignore itex page size of the pages in the original document you assume they are all of size A4You ignore page boundaries such as the crop box if presentYou ignore the rotation value stored in the page dictionary, You throw away all interactivity that is present in the original document, and so on.
Nicholas DiPiazza 3, 5 35 This usually works great! Skip to main content. Please read chapter 6 of my book and you’ll notice itexh using PdfWriter to concatenate or merge PDF documents is wrong: Sign up using Facebook. This is typically not what you want. Are you a founder of the itext library?
Java: Merging multiple PDFs into a single PDF using iText. – BurnIgnorance
I would like to add a link to an itwxt pdf that jumps to a coordinate on another page. In case anyone is looking for it, using Bruno Lowagie’s correct answer above, here is the version of the function that does not seem to have the page flipping issue i described above: Using PdfWriter to merge documents is a bad idea.
In your case, you also need to add page numbers, you can do this in a second go, as is done in the StampPageXofY example:. Is there some way to detect the page size and then use that same page size for those documents? There are errors once in a while because you are using the wrong method to concatenate documents.
Sign up using Email and Password. This is my code:. Or you can add them while merging, as is done in the MergeWithToc example. I don’t understand why so many people use the wrong approach to merge documents.
Post as a guest Name. You’re only making it harder on yourself if you insist on using that class. Manipulating existing PDFs iText 5.