Adobe PDF Library

Using the Library APIs

This section provides the functional specifications for each interface. The object and method names are described in detail in the Additional APIs from Datalogics.

Interface Structure Summary

The tables in this chapter briefly describe the high-level functional specifications for each interface, listed in sequential order. The following elements do not constitute the complete user interface, simply the subset most often used to create documents.

The interface routines of the Adobe PDF Library are:

  • Job Interface: Routines which initialize, terminate and create a work area for the Library
  • Document Interface: Routines which may contain the following properties: Document File, Thread, Bookmark, Page Mode, Font List and Document Information
  • Page Interface: Routines which create, access or destroy pages of data
  • Graphical Interface: Routines which create and manipulate text, lines, backgrounds, and pictures on a page