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Creating a file from Various chunks of different files in java

 
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First,

I split 2 different pdf files into 20 KB chunks.

These 2 files are almost identical from beginning of the files, and a little different in end of file.
I mean, for example, one file(1.pdf) include " This is my testing ..... , that's all. thanks" . Then another file(2.pdf) include " This is my testing ..., that's all."
So , I get,
for 1.pdf
======
chunk1_1.pdf
chunk1_2.pdf
chunk1_3.pdf
chunk1_4.pdf
chunk1_5.pdf

and
for 2.pdf
======
chunk2_1.pdf
chunk2_2.pdf
chunk2_3.pdf
chunk2_4.pdf

The difference is only exist in the chunk1_5.pdf
So I tried to store only identical 4 chunks and the different one chunk1_5.pdf and try to reconstruct 1.pdf and 2.pdf by using those chunks

.

But even the new pdf file is shown in my folder, I can't open it.

Please help me,

 
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Welcome to the JavaRanch.
PDF's are not intended to be manipulated. If you want to create a PDF with some runtime data, your best bet is to create a document that is easy to manipulate (i.e. text, RTF, HTML) and use a conversion library (see here) to generate the PDF.
 
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but, I try it re-combine those chunks from same file , it work well.
 
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try {
while( ( count = in.read( b, 0, chunkSize ) ) > 0 ) {
bo.write( b, 0, count );

}
byte[] thebytes = bo.toByteArray();
return thebytes;
}
finally {
bo.close();
}
}
public static void main(String[] args)
{



try {

ByteUtils b=new ByteUtils();
ByteUtils a=new ByteUtils();


//This is merge, Begin
long b1l,b2l,b3l,b4l,b5l,b6l;
byte[] b1 = null,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6;
b1=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[0]);
b2=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[1]);
b3=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[2]);
b4=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[3]);
b5=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[4]);
b6=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[5]);
b1l=b1.length;
b2l=b2.length;
b3l=b3.length;
b4l=b4.length;
b5l=b5.length;
b6l=b6.length;

byte[] b7=new byte[(int)(b1l+b2l+b3l+b4l+b5l+b6l)];
for(x=0;x<b1.length;x++)
b7[x]=b1[x];

for(y=0;y<b2.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b2[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b3.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b3[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b4.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b4[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b5.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b5[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b6.length;y++)
{ if(b6[y]!=0){
b7[x]=b6[y];
x++;
}
else
{
continue;
}
}

a.saveBytesToFile(args[6], b7);

System.out.println("Finish Merging");


//This is merge,End





//This is split by fix length
// Start
/* byte[] b1=null;
long b1l;
b1=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[0]);
b1l=b1.length;
long toCtrl=b1l;
System.out.println("File Size :"+b1l);
double LENGTH;
int chunkSize=4096;
LENGTH=Math.ceil(b1.length/chunkSize)+1;

System.out.println(" number of Chunk :"+LENGTH);
int b_index=0;
int k=0;
byte[][] b3=new byte[(int) LENGTH][chunkSize];
while(toCtrl>0 && (k<LENGTH) )
{
if(toCtrl>=chunkSize){
for(int i=0;i<chunkSize;i++)
{ b3[k][i]=b1[b_index];
b_index++;
}
System.out.println("after 1 loop :"+b_index);
toCtrl-=chunkSize;
System.out.println("Left bytes to chunk :"+toCtrl);
}
else
{ byte[] bfinal=new byte[(int) toCtrl];
for(int i=0;i<toCtrl;i++)
{ bfinal[i]=b1[b_index];
b_index++;
}
b3[k]=bfinal;
System.out.println("after last loop :"+b_index);
toCtrl-=toCtrl;
}
k++;
System.out.println("k value :"+k);
}// end while(b_index<b1l)

//Write chunks to file
//for naming
String[] name = new String[(int) LENGTH];
String temp=null;
int fno;
for(int m=0;m<LENGTH;m++)
{ fno=m+1;
temp="c:\\tmp\\T2_".toString()+fno+".pdf".toString();
System.out.println(temp);
name[m]=temp;

}

//for actual write
for(int n=0;n<b3.length;n++)
{
asaveBytesToFile(name[n], b3[n]);
}*/
//End

// merge begin
/*long b1l,b2l,b3l,b4l,b5l,b6l,b7l;
byte[] b1 = null,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6,b8;
b1=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[0]);
b2=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[1]);
b3=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[2]);
b4=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[3]);
b5=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[4]);
b6=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[5]);
b8=b.loadBytesFromFile(args[6]);
b1l=b1.length;
b2l=b2.length;
b3l=b3.length;
b4l=b4.length;
b5l=b5.length;
b6l=b6.length;
b7l=b8.length;

byte[] b7=new byte[(int)(b1l+b2l+b3l+b4l+b5l+b6l+b7l)];
for(x=0;x<b1.length;x++)
b7[x]=b1[x];

for(y=0;y<b2.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b2[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b3.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b3[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b4.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b4[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b5.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b5[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b6.length;y++)
{ b7[x]=b6[y];
x++;
}

for(y=0;y<b8.length;y++)
{ if(b8[y]!=0){
b7[x]=b8[y];
x++;
}
else
{
continue;
}
}

a.saveBytesToFile(args[7], b7);

System.out.println("Finish Merging");
*/
//Merge end

System.out.println("Finish");





} catch (IOException e) {
// TODO Auto-generated catch block
e.printStackTrace();
}

}



}









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NyaLay Nyo wrote:but, I try it re-combine those chunks from same file , it work well.



Sure, because you are putting the file back together the way it should be. Editing a PDF is non-trivial (see here) or there'd be more options available.
 
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