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Required plugins for this example: MBS DynaPDF Plugin

You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /DynaPDF/text editing/replace text

This example is the version from Thu, 6th Apr 2016.

Project "replace text.xojo_binary_project"
Filetype text
Filetype icc
End FileTypes
MenuBar MenuBar1
MenuItem UntitledMenu1 = ""
MenuItem FileMenu = "&File"
MenuItem FileQuit = "Quit"
MenuItem EditMenu = "&Edit"
MenuItem EditUndo = "&Undo"
MenuItem UntitledMenu0 = "-"
MenuItem EditCut = "Cu&t"
MenuItem EditCopy = "&Copy"
MenuItem EditPaste = "&Paste"
MenuItem EditClear = "Clear"
End MenuBar
Class App Inherits Application
EventHandler Sub Open() dim pdf as new MyDynapdfMBS pdf.SetLicenseKey "Pro" // For this example you can use a Pro or Enterprise License // This is older example // for new projects, please check the code in the "edit text" project. // the new DynaPDFEditTextMBS class works on higher level. dim outfile as FolderItem=SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("replace text.pdf") call pdf.CreateNewPDF outfile dim filepath as FolderItem=FindFile("taxform.pdf") // We import the contents only without conversion of pages to templates call pdf.SetImportFlags(BitwiseOr(pdf.kifImportAll, pdf.kifImportAsPage)) if pdf.OpenImportFile(filePath, pdf.kptOpen, "")<>0 then MsgBox "Input file """+""" not found!" quit end if call pdf.ImportPDFFile(1, 1.0, 1.0) call pdf.CloseImportFile dim result as Boolean dim pageCount as integer = pdf.GetPageCount for i as integer = 1 to pageCount // DynaPDF error messages are already handled in the error callback function! call pdf.EditPage(i) dim s as DynaPDFStackMBS call pdf.InitStack(s) dim found as Boolean = false do result=pdf.GetPageText(s) if result then if instr(s.text,"2002")>0 then System.DebugLog "found" if not pdf.ReplacePageText(ReplaceAll(s.text,"2002","2010"),s) then System.DebugLog "failed." else System.DebugLog "found." found = true end if end if end if loop until not result if found then call pdf.FlushPageContent(s) end if call pdf.EndPage next call pdf.CloseFile outFile.Launch 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
Class MyDynaPDFMBS Inherits DynaPDFMBS
EventHandler Function Error(ErrorCode as integer, ErrorMessage as string, ErrorType as integer) As integer // output all messages on the console: System.DebugLog str(ErrorCode)+": "+ErrorMessage // and display dialog: Dim d as New MessageDialog //declare the MessageDialog object Dim b as MessageDialogButton //for handling the result d.icon=MessageDialog.GraphicCaution //display warning icon d.ActionButton.Caption="Continue" d.CancelButton.Visible=True //show the Cancel button // a warning or an error? if BitAnd(ErrorType, me.kE_WARNING) = me.kE_WARNING then // if user decided to ignore, we'll ignore if IgnoreWarnings then Return 0 d.Message="A warning occurred while processing your PDF code." // we add a third button to display all warnings d.AlternateActionButton.Caption = "Ignore warnings" d.AlternateActionButton.Visible = true else d.Message="An error occurred while processing your PDF code." end if d.Explanation = str(ErrorCode)+": "+ErrorMessage b=d.ShowModal //display the dialog Select Case b //determine which button was pressed. Case d.ActionButton Return 0 // ignore Case d.AlternateActionButton IgnoreWarnings = true Return 0 // ignore Case d.CancelButton Return -1 // stop End select End EventHandler
Property IgnoreWarnings As Boolean
End Class
End Project

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