How to add an image to an AcroForm field?

I'm trying to fill out a PDF form using the AcroFields class. I'm able to add text data perfectly, but I'm having issues adding images. How is this done?

25th October 2015
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Posted on StackOverflow on Apr 17, 2013 by Anil M

The "official" way to do this, is to have a Button field as placeholder for the image, and to replace the "icon" of the button like this:

PushbuttonField ad = form.getNewPushbuttonFromField(imageFieldName);
ad.setLayout(PushbuttonField.LAYOUT_ICON_ONLY);
ad.setProportionalIcon(true);
ad.setImage(Image.getInstance("E:/signature/signature.png"));
form.replacePushbuttonField("advertisement", ad.getField());

See ReplaceIcon.java for the full code sample.


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