Add or Update Hyperlinks in PDF using Java

PDF is a popular document format that provides cross-platform support with a range of features to create rich documents. Furthermore, it supports a variety of elements such as media, forms, annotations, artifacts, etc. Among these elements, the hyperlinks are used quite often to navigate within the PDF, from one PDF to another, to open a URL, etc. So in this article, you will learn how to add and update hyperlinks in PDF files programmatically in Java.
April 30, 2022 · 4 min · Usman Aziz

Add or Remove JavaScript in PDF Files in Java

PDF is one of the widely used document formats because of its consistent layout across heterogeneous platforms. Furthermore, it can be displayed in desktop-based software applications as well as the web browsers at the same time. The support of web browsers make PDF files capable of running JavaScript. In this article, you will learn how to add or remove JavaScript in PDF files programmatically in Java.
April 26, 2022 · 3 min · Usman Aziz

Create Table in PDF Files in Java

A table lets the readers go through the data quickly without reading a lot of text. Therefore, tables are considered an integral part of the documents. While working on PDF automation and generating the PDF files programmatically, you may come across the need to create tables very often. To accomplish that, this article covers how to create table in PDF files in Java.
April 22, 2022 · 4 min · Usman Aziz

Replace Images in PDF Files in Java

Various industries use PDF format to automatically generate their documents such as invoices, reports, technical articles, etc. Along with text, these documents may also contain images and other graphical objects. In some instances, you have to replace the confidential images in the PDF documents before sharing. To accomplish that programmatically, this article covers how to replace images in PDF documents in Java.
April 18, 2022 · 2 min · Usman Aziz

Rotate Text inside PDF Documents in Java

PDF is a cross-platform document format that provides a consistent layout across different operating systems. It is widely used for generating and sharing documents, such as research articles, invoices, etc. While generating a PDF files programmatically, you often need to change the position and orientation of the text according to the layout of the document. In this article, we will show you how to rotate text inside PDF documents in Java.
April 17, 2022 · 3 min · Usman Aziz

Generate Thumbnail Images for PDF Pages in Java

While embedding the PDF documents into a web application you may need to generate a thumbnail. In other scenarios, such as creating a PDF viewer, you may need to create a thumbnail for each page in the PDF. In this article, we will show you how to generate thumbnails of a PDF file programmatically in Java. We will explicitly cover how to create a thumbnail of a particular page or all the pages in a PDF file.
April 15, 2022 · 3 min · Usman Aziz