com.itextpdf.text.pdf
Class PdfAction

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfObject
      extended by com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfDictionary
          extended by com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfAction

public class PdfAction
extends PdfDictionary

A PdfAction defines an action that can be triggered from a PDF file.

See Also:
PdfDictionary

Field Summary
static int FIRSTPAGE
          A named action to go to the first page.
static int LASTPAGE
          A named action to go to the last page.
static int NEXTPAGE
          A named action to go to the next page.
static int PREVPAGE
          A named action to go to the previous page.
static int PRINTDIALOG
          A named action to open a print dialog.
static int RESET_EXCLUDE
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_CANONICAL_FORMAT
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_COORDINATES
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_EMBED_FORM
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_EXCL_F_KEY
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_EXCL_NON_USER_ANNOTS
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_EXCLUDE
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_HTML_FORMAT
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_HTML_GET
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_INCLUDE_ANNOTATIONS
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_INCLUDE_APPEND_SAVES
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_INCLUDE_NO_VALUE_FIELDS
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_PDF
          a possible submitvalue
static int SUBMIT_XFDF
          a possible submitvalue
 
Fields inherited from class com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfDictionary
CATALOG, FONT, hashMap, OUTLINES, PAGE, PAGES
 
Fields inherited from class com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfObject
ARRAY, BOOLEAN, bytes, DICTIONARY, INDIRECT, indRef, NAME, NOTHING, NULL, NUMBER, STREAM, STRING, TEXT_PDFDOCENCODING, TEXT_UNICODE, type
 
Constructor Summary
PdfAction()
          Create an empty action.
PdfAction(int named)
          Implements name actions.
PdfAction(String url)
          Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype URI.
PdfAction(String url, boolean isMap)
          Construct a new PdfAction of Subtype URI that accepts the x and y coordinate of the position that was clicked.
PdfAction(String filename, int page)
          Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype GoToR.
PdfAction(String filename, String name)
          Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype GoToR.
PdfAction(String application, String parameters, String operation, String defaultDir)
          Launches an application or a document.
PdfAction(URL url)
          Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype URI.
PdfAction(URL url, boolean isMap)
          Construct a new PdfAction of Subtype URI that accepts the x and y coordinate of the position that was clicked.
 
Method Summary
static PdfAction createHide(Object[] names, boolean hide)
          A Hide action hides or shows objects.
static PdfAction createHide(PdfAnnotation annot, boolean hide)
          A Hide action hides or shows an annotation.
static PdfAction createHide(String name, boolean hide)
          A Hide action hides or shows an annotation.
static PdfAction createImportData(String file)
          Creates an Import field.
static PdfAction createLaunch(String application, String parameters, String operation, String defaultDir)
          Launches an application or a document.
static PdfAction createResetForm(Object[] names, int flags)
          Creates a resetform.
static PdfAction createSubmitForm(String file, Object[] names, int flags)
          Creates a submit form.
static PdfAction gotoEmbedded(String filename, PdfTargetDictionary target, PdfObject dest, boolean newWindow)
          Creates a GoToE action to an embedded file.
static PdfAction gotoEmbedded(String filename, PdfTargetDictionary target, String dest, boolean isName, boolean newWindow)
          Creates a GoToE action to an embedded file.
static PdfAction gotoLocalPage(int page, PdfDestination dest, PdfWriter writer)
          Creates a GoTo action to an internal page.
static PdfAction gotoLocalPage(String dest, boolean isName)
          Creates a GoTo action to a named destination.
static PdfAction gotoRemotePage(String filename, String dest, boolean isName, boolean newWindow)
          Creates a GoToR action to a named destination.
static PdfAction javaScript(String code, PdfWriter writer)
          Creates a JavaScript action.
static PdfAction javaScript(String code, PdfWriter writer, boolean unicode)
          Creates a JavaScript action.
 void next(PdfAction na)
          Add a chained action.
static PdfAction rendition(String file, PdfFileSpecification fs, String mimeType, PdfIndirectReference ref)
          Creates a Rendition action
static PdfAction setOCGstate(ArrayList<Object> state, boolean preserveRB)
          A set-OCG-state action (PDF 1.5) sets the state of one or more optional content groups.
 void toPdf(PdfWriter writer, OutputStream os)
          Writes the PDF representation of this PdfDictionary as an array of byte to the given OutputStream.
 
Methods inherited from class com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfDictionary
checkType, clear, contains, get, getAsArray, getAsBoolean, getAsDict, getAsIndirectObject, getAsName, getAsNumber, getAsStream, getAsString, getDirectObject, getKeys, isCatalog, isFont, isOutlineTree, isPage, isPages, merge, mergeDifferent, put, putAll, putEx, remove, size, toString
 
Methods inherited from class com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfObject
canBeInObjStm, getBytes, getIndRef, isArray, isBoolean, isDictionary, isIndirect, isName, isNull, isNumber, isStream, isString, length, setContent, setIndRef, type
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

FIRSTPAGE

public static final int FIRSTPAGE
A named action to go to the first page.

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PREVPAGE

public static final int PREVPAGE
A named action to go to the previous page.

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NEXTPAGE

public static final int NEXTPAGE
A named action to go to the next page.

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LASTPAGE

public static final int LASTPAGE
A named action to go to the last page.

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PRINTDIALOG

public static final int PRINTDIALOG
A named action to open a print dialog.

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SUBMIT_EXCLUDE

public static final int SUBMIT_EXCLUDE
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_INCLUDE_NO_VALUE_FIELDS

public static final int SUBMIT_INCLUDE_NO_VALUE_FIELDS
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_HTML_FORMAT

public static final int SUBMIT_HTML_FORMAT
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_HTML_GET

public static final int SUBMIT_HTML_GET
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_COORDINATES

public static final int SUBMIT_COORDINATES
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_XFDF

public static final int SUBMIT_XFDF
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_INCLUDE_APPEND_SAVES

public static final int SUBMIT_INCLUDE_APPEND_SAVES
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_INCLUDE_ANNOTATIONS

public static final int SUBMIT_INCLUDE_ANNOTATIONS
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_PDF

public static final int SUBMIT_PDF
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_CANONICAL_FORMAT

public static final int SUBMIT_CANONICAL_FORMAT
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_EXCL_NON_USER_ANNOTS

public static final int SUBMIT_EXCL_NON_USER_ANNOTS
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_EXCL_F_KEY

public static final int SUBMIT_EXCL_F_KEY
a possible submitvalue

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SUBMIT_EMBED_FORM

public static final int SUBMIT_EMBED_FORM
a possible submitvalue

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RESET_EXCLUDE

public static final int RESET_EXCLUDE
a possible submitvalue

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Constructor Detail

PdfAction

public PdfAction()
Create an empty action.


PdfAction

public PdfAction(URL url)
Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype URI.

Parameters:
url - the Url to go to

PdfAction

public PdfAction(URL url,
                 boolean isMap)
Construct a new PdfAction of Subtype URI that accepts the x and y coordinate of the position that was clicked.

Parameters:
url -
isMap -

PdfAction

public PdfAction(String url)
Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype URI.

Parameters:
url - the url to go to

PdfAction

public PdfAction(String url,
                 boolean isMap)
Construct a new PdfAction of Subtype URI that accepts the x and y coordinate of the position that was clicked.

Parameters:
url -
isMap -

PdfAction

public PdfAction(String filename,
                 String name)
Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype GoToR.

Parameters:
filename - the file name to go to
name - the named destination to go to

PdfAction

public PdfAction(String filename,
                 int page)
Constructs a new PdfAction of Subtype GoToR.

Parameters:
filename - the file name to go to
page - the page destination to go to

PdfAction

public PdfAction(int named)
Implements name actions. The action can be FIRSTPAGE, LASTPAGE, NEXTPAGE, PREVPAGE and PRINTDIALOG.

Parameters:
named - the named action

PdfAction

public PdfAction(String application,
                 String parameters,
                 String operation,
                 String defaultDir)
Launches an application or a document.

Parameters:
application - the application to be launched or the document to be opened or printed.
parameters - (Windows-specific) A parameter string to be passed to the application. It can be null.
operation - (Windows-specific) the operation to perform: "open" - Open a document, "print" - Print a document. It can be null.
defaultDir - (Windows-specific) the default directory in standard DOS syntax. It can be null.
Method Detail

createLaunch

public static PdfAction createLaunch(String application,
                                     String parameters,
                                     String operation,
                                     String defaultDir)
Launches an application or a document.

Parameters:
application - the application to be launched or the document to be opened or printed.
parameters - (Windows-specific) A parameter string to be passed to the application. It can be null.
operation - (Windows-specific) the operation to perform: "open" - Open a document, "print" - Print a document. It can be null.
defaultDir - (Windows-specific) the default directory in standard DOS syntax. It can be null.
Returns:
a Launch action

rendition

public static PdfAction rendition(String file,
                                  PdfFileSpecification fs,
                                  String mimeType,
                                  PdfIndirectReference ref)
                           throws IOException
Creates a Rendition action

Parameters:
file -
fs -
mimeType -
ref -
Returns:
a Media Clip action
Throws:
IOException

javaScript

public static PdfAction javaScript(String code,
                                   PdfWriter writer,
                                   boolean unicode)
Creates a JavaScript action. If the JavaScript is smaller than 50 characters it will be placed as a string, otherwise it will be placed as a compressed stream.

Parameters:
code - the JavaScript code
writer - the writer for this action
unicode - select JavaScript unicode. Note that the internal Acrobat JavaScript engine does not support unicode, so this may or may not work for you
Returns:
the JavaScript action

javaScript

public static PdfAction javaScript(String code,
                                   PdfWriter writer)
Creates a JavaScript action. If the JavaScript is smaller than 50 characters it will be place as a string, otherwise it will be placed as a compressed stream.

Parameters:
code - the JavaScript code
writer - the writer for this action
Returns:
the JavaScript action

createHide

public static PdfAction createHide(PdfAnnotation annot,
                                   boolean hide)
A Hide action hides or shows an annotation.

Parameters:
annot -
hide -
Returns:
A Hide Action

createHide

public static PdfAction createHide(String name,
                                   boolean hide)
A Hide action hides or shows an annotation.

Parameters:
name -
hide -
Returns:
A Hide Action

createHide

public static PdfAction createHide(Object[] names,
                                   boolean hide)
A Hide action hides or shows objects.

Parameters:
names -
hide -
Returns:
A Hide Action

createSubmitForm

public static PdfAction createSubmitForm(String file,
                                         Object[] names,
                                         int flags)
Creates a submit form.

Parameters:
file - the URI to submit the form to
names - the objects to submit
flags - submit properties
Returns:
A PdfAction

createResetForm

public static PdfAction createResetForm(Object[] names,
                                        int flags)
Creates a resetform.

Parameters:
names - the objects to reset
flags - submit properties
Returns:
A PdfAction

createImportData

public static PdfAction createImportData(String file)
Creates an Import field.

Parameters:
file -
Returns:
A PdfAction

next

public void next(PdfAction na)
Add a chained action.

Parameters:
na - the next action

gotoLocalPage

public static PdfAction gotoLocalPage(int page,
                                      PdfDestination dest,
                                      PdfWriter writer)
Creates a GoTo action to an internal page.

Parameters:
page - the page to go. First page is 1
dest - the destination for the page
writer - the writer for this action
Returns:
a GoTo action

gotoLocalPage

public static PdfAction gotoLocalPage(String dest,
                                      boolean isName)
Creates a GoTo action to a named destination.

Parameters:
dest - the named destination
isName - if true sets the destination as a name, if false sets it as a String
Returns:
a GoTo action

gotoRemotePage

public static PdfAction gotoRemotePage(String filename,
                                       String dest,
                                       boolean isName,
                                       boolean newWindow)
Creates a GoToR action to a named destination.

Parameters:
filename - the file name to go to
dest - the destination name
isName - if true sets the destination as a name, if false sets it as a String
newWindow - open the document in a new window if true, if false the current document is replaced by the new document.
Returns:
a GoToR action

gotoEmbedded

public static PdfAction gotoEmbedded(String filename,
                                     PdfTargetDictionary target,
                                     String dest,
                                     boolean isName,
                                     boolean newWindow)
Creates a GoToE action to an embedded file.

Parameters:
filename - the root document of the target (null if the target is in the same document)
dest - the named destination
isName - if true sets the destination as a name, if false sets it as a String
Returns:
a GoToE action

gotoEmbedded

public static PdfAction gotoEmbedded(String filename,
                                     PdfTargetDictionary target,
                                     PdfObject dest,
                                     boolean newWindow)
Creates a GoToE action to an embedded file.

Parameters:
filename - the root document of the target (null if the target is in the same document)
target - a path to the target document of this action
dest - the destination inside the target document, can be of type PdfDestination, PdfName, or PdfString
newWindow - if true, the destination document should be opened in a new window
Returns:
a GoToE action

setOCGstate

public static PdfAction setOCGstate(ArrayList<Object> state,
                                    boolean preserveRB)
A set-OCG-state action (PDF 1.5) sets the state of one or more optional content groups.

Parameters:
state - an array consisting of any number of sequences beginning with a PdfName or String (ON, OFF, or Toggle) followed by one or more optional content group dictionaries PdfLayer or a PdfIndirectReference to a PdfLayer.
The array elements are processed from left to right; each name is applied to the subsequent groups until the next name is encountered:
  • ON sets the state of subsequent groups to ON
  • OFF sets the state of subsequent groups to OFF
  • Toggle reverses the state of subsequent groups
preserveRB - if true, indicates that radio-button state relationships between optional content groups (as specified by the RBGroups entry in the current configuration dictionary) should be preserved when the states in the state array are applied. That is, if a group is set to ON (either by ON or Toggle) during processing of the state array, any other groups belong to the same radio-button group are turned OFF. If a group is set to OFF, there is no effect on other groups.
If false, radio-button state relationships, if any, are ignored
Returns:
the action

toPdf

public void toPdf(PdfWriter writer,
                  OutputStream os)
           throws IOException
Description copied from class: PdfDictionary
Writes the PDF representation of this PdfDictionary as an array of byte to the given OutputStream.

Overrides:
toPdf in class PdfDictionary
Parameters:
writer - for backwards compatibility
os - the OutputStream to write the bytes to.
Throws:
IOException


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