Example that explains how to rename a field. Files: When renaming a field, you need to respect the existing hierarchy. */ package. iText PDF, learn how to make a fillable PDF, create a form, fill out and flatten a form. They are usually added on top of the existing content. . box or list field), buttons (push buttons, check boxes and radio buttons), and signature fields. Gets a template layer to create a signature appearance. Gets a new signature field name that doesn’t clash with any existing name.

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Adding annotations We’ll start with a series of simple examples. Provides access to a signature appearance object. As opposed to the regular text field, where you can only add text in a single line, signaturre in this field will be wrapped if it doesn’t fit on a single line.

Every type of annotation requires its own type of parameters. It’s also possible to have people select one or more option from a list or a combo box. We define the location of the text annotation using a Rectangle. PdfReader ; import com.

Making a PDF interactive Chapter 4: PdfWriter ; import com. A new signature field name. The layers can go from 0 to 4, but only layer 0 and 2 will be used if acro6Layers is true.


Adds keys to the signature dictionary that define the certification level and the permissions. We can still add these values after we’ve created the form.

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RenderingMode getRenderingMode Gets the rendering mode for this signature. AcroFields ; import com. PdfAnnotation ; import com. LockPermissions ; import com.

That isn’t true for interactive forms based on AcroForm technology. This led us to the subject of interactive forms.

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If multiple options could apply, we should have used check boxes. This is the last method to be called when using external signatures. You are then going to use iText to fill out this form adc, for instance using data from a database. Our choice field is named “shift” and it offers three options of which “Any” is selected by default. Interactive PDF forms are very common in two specific use cases:.

Chapter 4: Making a PDF interactive

MakeSignature ; import com. When text doesn’t fit into the available text area of an HTML form, that field can be resized.


Choice fields can be configured in a way that people can select only one of the options, or several options. As we’ve just created the Documentthere is no form present yet, so that parameter should be true:.

In any of the cases the image will always be centered. Astyanax, the Cassandra Java library New blog post: We’ll use a Rectangle to define the dimension of each widget annotation and its position on the page.

The LinkAnnotation example shows how it’s done. When we add a single line to the previous code snippet, we get a PDF that is no longer interactive. Close the Document document. A check box has two possible values: SignatureEvent ; import com.

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This means, that current instance of PdfSigner cannot be used after this method call. GeneralSecurityException ; import java.

PdfTemplate ; import com. The content of a list field can be updated on the fly based on a query to the server. ISignatureEvent An interface to retrieve the signature dictionary for modification. CMS”Test 1″”Ghent” ; app.