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/MacCocoa/PDFKit/Search and Highlight/Search and Highlight
Required plugins for this example: MBS MacBase Plugin, MBS MacCocoa Plugin, MBS MacControls Plugin, MBS Main Plugin
You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /MacCocoa/PDFKit/Search and Highlight/Search and Highlight
This example is the version from Thu, 6th Apr 2016.
Project "Search and Highlight.rbp"
Class App Inherits Application
Const kEditClear = "削除"
Const kFileQuit = "終了"
Const kFileQuitShortcut = ""
EventHandler Sub Open() dim i,c as integer dim f as FolderItem = FindFile("test.pdf") if not f.Exists then MsgBox "Please put test.pdf on desktop." quit end if dim p as new PDFDocumentMBS(f) if p.pageCount=0 then MsgBox "Failed to load the PDF." quit end if const NSCaseInsensitiveSearch=1 dim options as integer = NSCaseInsensitiveSearch dim sa() as PDFSelectionMBS = p.findString("Plugin", options) if ubound(sa) < 0 then MsgBox "no item found." else MsgBox str(ubound(sa)+1)+" items found." end if // take first selection dim s as PDFSelectionMBS = sa(0) // extend to whole words s.extendSelectionAtEnd(0) s.extendSelectionAtStart(0) // get text? dim t as string= s.stringValue // what page is that? Dim pages() As PDFPageMBS = s.pages() dim page as PDFPageMBS = pages(0) // Rectangle on page? dim bounds as NSRectMBS = s.boundsForPage(page) MsgBox t + " at position "+Format(bounds.X,"0.00")+"/"+Format(bounds.Y,"0.00")+" with size "+Format(bounds.Width,"0.00")+"/"+Format(bounds.Height,"0.00") // make annotation for that recatnlge dim annotation As new PDFAnnotationMarkupMBS(bounds.X,bounds.Y,bounds.Width,bounds.Height) annotation.markupType = PDFAnnotationMarkupMBS.kPDFMarkupTypeHighlight annotation.userName= "" annotation.colorValue = NSColorMBS.magentaColor.colorWithAlphaComponent(0.5) // add annotation to the page page.addAnnotation(annotation) // and save dim destfile as FolderItem= SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("sample.pdf") //file saved if p.write(destfile) then destfile.Launch else MsgBox "Failed to write PDF file." end if quit End EventHandler
Function FindFile(name as string) As FolderItem // Look for file in parent folders from executable on dim parent as FolderItem = app.ExecutableFile.Parent while parent<>Nil dim file as FolderItem = parent.Child(name) if file<>Nil and file.Exists then Return file end if parent = parent.Parent wend End Function
End Class
MenuBar MainMenuBar
MenuItem FileMenu = "ファイル"
MenuItem FileQuit = "#App.kFileQuit"
MenuItem EditMenu = "編集"
MenuItem EditUndo = "取り消す"
MenuItem EditSeparator1 = "-"
MenuItem EditCut = "カット"
MenuItem EditCopy = "コピー"
MenuItem EditPaste = "貼り付け"
MenuItem EditClear = "#App.kEditClear"
MenuItem EditSeparator2 = "-"
MenuItem EditSelectAll = "すべてを選択"
End MenuBar
End Project

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