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Form fields within PDF/A-2b.

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/*
 * Create form fields for PDF/A-2b
 * 
 * Required software: PDFlib/PDFlib+PDI/PPS 9.3
 * Required data: font file (incl. ErlerDingbats for checkboxes)
 */

package com.pdflib.cookbook.pdflib.pdfa;

import com.pdflib.pdflib;
import com.pdflib.PDFlibException;

public class form_fields_pdfa2b {
    public static void main(String argv[]) {
        /* This is where the data files are. Adjust as necessary. */
        String searchpath = "../input";

        pdflib p = null;
        int font;
        String optlist;
        int exitcode = 0;

        String title = "Form fields in PDF/A-2b";

        try {
            int x1 = 50, x2 = 150, y = 750;
            int fieldheight=24, fieldwidth=200, fieldsmall=12;
            String labeltext;

            p = new pdflib();

            /*
             * errorpolicy=exception means that program will stop
             * if one of the API function runs into a problem.
             */
            p.set_option("errorpolicy=exception searchpath={" + searchpath + "}");

            p.begin_document("form_fields_pdfa2b.pdf", "pdfa=PDF/A-2b") ;

            if (p.load_iccprofile("sRGB", "usage=outputintent") == -1){
                System.err.println("Error: " + p.get_errmsg() );
                System.err.println("See www.pdflib.com for output intent ICC profiles.");
                p.delete();
                System.exit(2);
            }

            p.set_info("Creator", "PDFlib Cookbook");
            p.set_info("Title", title);

            p.begin_page_ext(0, 0, "width=a4.width height=a4.height");

            font = p.load_font("NotoSerif-Regular", "winansi", "simplefont embedding nosubsetting");

            p.setfont(font, 24.0);
            p.fit_textline("Kraxi paper planes order form", x1, y, "");
            p.create_bookmark("Kraxi paper planes order form", "");

            p.setfont(font, 12.0);


            /* =================== Text field ======================== */
            y -= 3 * fieldheight;
            labeltext = "Enter name:";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x1, y + 0.5* fieldheight, "");

            optlist = "currentvalue= {John Doe} bordercolor={gray 0.7} backgroundcolor={gray 0.9} font=" + font;

            p.create_field(x2, y, x2+fieldwidth, y+fieldheight,
                "name", "textfield", optlist);


            /* =================== Combo box ======================== */
            y -= 3 * fieldheight;

            labeltext = "Select size:";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x1, y + 0.5* fieldheight, "");

            /* Create a form field of type "combobox".
             * Set the values for the combobox items (itemnamelist={0 1 2 3 4}).
             * Set the labels for the combobox items (itemtextlist={...}).
             * Set the focus on the last item (currentvalue=XXL).
             * Allow the user to change an item (editable=true)
             */

            optlist = 
                "font=" + font + " fontsize=12 backgroundcolor={gray 0.9} " +
                "bordercolor={gray 0.7} itemnamelist={0 1 2 3 4} " +
                "currentvalue=XXL itemtextlist={S M L XL XXL} editable=true";

            p.create_field(x2, y, x2 + fieldwidth, y + fieldheight,
                "size", "combobox", optlist);


            /* =================== List box ======================== */		    
            y -= 4 * fieldheight;

            labeltext = "Select model:";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x1, y, "");

            /* Create a form fiels of type "listbox".
             * Set the values for the list items (itemnamelist={0 1 2 3}).
             * Set the labels for the list items (itemtextlist={...}).
             * Set the focus on the second item (currentvalue=1).
             */
            optlist =
                "font=" + font + " fontsize=12 backgroundcolor={gray 0.9} " +
                "bordercolor={gray 0.7} itemnamelist={0 1 2 3} currentvalue=1 "+
                "itemtextlist={{Long Distance Glider} {Giant Wing} " +
                "{Cone Head Rocket} {Super Dart}}";
            y -= 2.5 * fieldheight;

            p.create_field(x2, y, x2 + fieldwidth, y + 3*fieldheight,
                "model", "listbox", optlist);


            /* =================== Check boxes ======================== */
            y -= 2 * fieldheight;

            labeltext = "Select extras:";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x1, y, "");

            /* Create several form fields of type "checkbox" */
            optlist = "buttonstyle=cross bordercolor={gray 0} " +
                "backgroundcolor={rgb 0.95 0.95 1} fillcolor={rgb 0.25 0 0.95}";

            /* Emit the Caption text before the field because logically it comes first. */
            labeltext = "glossy paper";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x2 + 2 * fieldsmall, y, "");
            p.create_field(x2, y, x2 + fieldsmall, y + fieldsmall,
                labeltext, "checkbox",
                optlist  + " currentvalue={On}");

            y -= fieldheight;
            labeltext = "rainbow colors";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x2 + 2 * fieldsmall, y, "");
            p.create_field(x2, y, x2 + fieldsmall, y + fieldsmall,
                labeltext, "checkbox",
                optlist);


            /* =================== radio buttons ======================== */
            y -= 3 * fieldheight;

            labeltext = "Select color:";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x1, y, "");

            /* First create a form field group called "colors" */
            p.create_fieldgroup("colors", "fieldtype=radiobutton");

            /* Create several form fields of type "radiobutton". 
             * All fields belong to the "colors" field group. Indicate this
             * relationship by providing each radiobutton field name with the
             * prefix "colors.".
             * Activate the first radio button (currentvalue={On}).
             */
            optlist = "buttonstyle=circle bordercolor={gray 0.8}";

            /* Emit the Caption text before the field because logically it comes first. */
            labeltext = "standard";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x2 + 2 * fieldsmall, y, "");
            p.create_field(x2, y, x2 + fieldsmall, y + fieldsmall,
                "colors."+labeltext, "radiobutton",
                optlist + " currentvalue={On} ");

            y -= fieldheight;

            labeltext = "yellow";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x2 + 2 * fieldsmall, y, "");
            p.create_field(x2, y, x2 + fieldsmall, y + fieldsmall,
                "colors."+labeltext, "radiobutton",
                optlist);

            y -= fieldheight;

            labeltext = "blue";
            p.fit_textline(labeltext, x2 + 2 * fieldsmall, y, "");			
            p.create_field(x2, y, x2 + fieldsmall, y + fieldsmall,
                "colors."+labeltext, "radiobutton",
                optlist);

            p.end_page_ext("");
            p.end_document("");
        }
        catch (PDFlibException e) {
            System.err.println("PDFlib exception occurred:");
            System.err.println("[" + e.get_errnum() + "] " + e.get_apiname() +
                ": " + e.get_errmsg());
            exitcode = 1;
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.err.println(e);
            exitcode = 1;
        }
        finally {
            if (p != null) {
                p.delete();
            }
            System.exit(exitcode);
        }
    }
}