FDF and XFDF

Tags: fdfxfdfformsfill formiText 7

This example was written in answer to the question How to save an .xfdf file as a .pdf file?

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/*
 
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    Copyright (c) 1998-2016 iText Group NV
 
*/
 
/**
 * This example was written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to the following question:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/30508966/saving-xfdf-as-pdf
 */
package com.itextpdf.samples.sandbox.acroforms;
 
import com.itextpdf.forms.PdfAcroForm;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfDocument;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfReader;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.layout.Document;
import com.itextpdf.samples.GenericTest;
import com.itextpdf.test.annotations.type.SampleTest;
import org.junit.Ignore;
import org.junit.experimental.categories.Category;
 
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
 
@Ignore
@Category(SampleTest.class)
public class ImportXFDF extends GenericTest {
    public static String DEST = "./target/test/resources/sandbox/acroforms/import_xfdf.pdf";
    public static final String SRC = "./src/test/resources/pdfs/Requisition_Fillable.pdf";
    public static final String XFDF = "./src/test/resources/sandbox/acroforms/data.xfdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        new ImportXFDF().manipulatePdf(DEST);
    }
 
    protected void manipulatePdf(String dest) throws Exception {
        // TODO DEVSIX-526
        // XfdfReader xfdf = new XfdfReader(new FileInputStream(XFDF));
        PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfReader(SRC), new PdfWriter(dest));
        PdfAcroForm form = PdfAcroForm.getAcroForm(pdfDoc, true);
        //fields.setFields(xfdf);
        form.flattenFields();
        pdfDoc.close();
    }
}
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ImportXFDF.javaImportXFDF.java2016-08-10 3:20 pm
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cmp_xfa_form_poland_filled.pdfcmp_xfa_form_poland_filled.pdf2016-08-10 3:25 pm