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PdfFileSpecification Class

Represents a file sppecification
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  Patagames.Pdf.Net.WrappersPdfWrapper
    Patagames.Pdf.Net.WrappersPdfFileSpecification

Namespace:  Patagames.Pdf.Net.Wrappers
Assemblies:   Patagames.Pdf.Xamarin.iOS (in Patagames.Pdf.Xamarin.iOS.dll) Version: 4.55.2704
  Patagames.Pdf (in Patagames.Pdf.dll) Version: 4.55.2704
Syntax
public class PdfFileSpecification : PdfWrapper

The PdfFileSpecification type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public methodPdfFileSpecification(PdfDocument)
Creates new instance of PdfFileSpecification.
Public methodPdfFileSpecification(PdfDocument, PdfTypeBase)
Creates a new instance of PdfFileSpecification and initialize it with specified dictionary
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Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyDescription
Gets or sets descriptive text associated with the file specification.
Public propertyEmbeddedFile
Gets or sets embedded file.
Public propertyFileName
Gets or sets a file specification string.
Public propertyIsUrl
Gets or sets a flag indicating that the file name should be interpreted as an URL
Public propertyIsVolatile
Gets or sets a flag indicating whether the file referenced by the this file specification is volatile (changes frequently with time).
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Remarks
A PDF file can refer to the contents of another file by using a file specification (PDF 1.1), which can take either of two forms:
  • A simple file specification gives just the name of the target file in a standard format, independent of the naming conventions of any particular file system. It can take the form of either a string or a dictionary
  • A full file specification includes information related to one or more specific file systems.

Although the file designated by a file specification is normally external to the PDF file referring to it, PDF 1.3 permits a copy of the external file to be embedded within the referring PDF file, allowing its contents to be stored or transmitted along with the PDF file. However, embedding a file does not change the presumption that it is external to the PDF file. Consequently, to ensure that the PDF file can be processed correctly, it may be necessary to copy its embedded files back into a local file system.

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