pdfDebug

Open source versions
Good news for our community of developers! We've decided to make our iText 7 add-ons pdfHTML , pdfSweep , pdfInvoice and pdfDebug open source under the AGPL license - as was already in place for iText 7 Community . You asked, and we listened. We agree that there is a lot of value in having access to add...
pdfDebug is an add on component that is available for iText 7. Its basic function is to allow a programmer to see inside of a PDF while it is being created. This allows for advanced debugging on programs that use iText to create or manipulate PDFs. Interested? Let’s take a look at how it works with an example. To start, we created a simple program whose goal is to create a pdf that has four pages, with one phrase on each page. Page 1: Hello World, Page 2: Hello People, Page 3: Hello Everyone. In addition, we want the headers Item 1, Item 2, or Item 3 depending on the page which it appears on...
pdfDebug icon
While you’re making PDF files and an error occurs, tracing where the problem is can be hard. That’s why we have developed the pdfDebug add-on for iText 7. It allows you to view your PDF file’s internal content structure, content streams and allows you to browse the document in a logical manner – as it is being created. This practical tool is the first of its kind for PDF. What's even better: We're offering the add-on free of charge through the Eclipse Marketplace so you...
Some days ago I started to play with the internal structure of PDF document. While searching the internet, I've found some nice tools to edit the metadata, so far I haven't found how (and if) I can edit the page count in a way it won't affect the way the PDF is visualized. Can I change some metadata field, so that I can see a "fake" page count? If so, how is it done? Where can I read more about the internal structure of a PDF document?
iText 7 Suite
Leading PDF library company iText Software is proud to announce the official launch of its new flagship product. iText 7 is the successor to the company’s successful iText 5 offering and will come with several add-ons for PDF structure inspection, non-Latin script support and digital invoicing. iText is currently used by over 5.000 companies around the world to embed PDF functionalities into various parts of their workflow. As opposed to off-the-shelf, plug-and-play PDF converters, iText provides APIs for developers to fine-tune the way they want to create or edit PDFs according to different...