#40 PDF text location is wrong

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nobody
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2013-01-26
2012-09-07
jsebok
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On the attached PDFs you will notice that if you use the text extractor to get the text locations - text on the top of the page has a higher y coordinate than text on the lower part of the page. So if you use the text x/y cord to place a highlight, the y coordinate ends up being on the opposite half of the page.

Attached, bad-highlighted.pdf shows where the highlights are being placed. The coordinates for the highlights are the locations recieved from the location of the words "Engine coolant" and "Battery:"

Attached, bad.pdf - this is the orginal pdf prior to placeing highlights

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  • jsebok
    jsebok
    2012-09-07

    example pdfs

     
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