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Sample Kotlin code to use PDFTron SDK for programmatically inserting various raster image formats (e.g. TIFF, JPEG, JPEG2000, JBIG2, GIF, PNG, BMP, etc.) into a PDF document. Learn more about our Kotlin PDF Library and PDF Editing & Manipulation Library.

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//---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Copyright (c) 2001-2019 by PDFTron Systems Inc. All Rights Reserved.
// Consult legal.txt regarding legal and license information.
//---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

package com.pdftron.android.pdfnetsdksamples.samples

import com.pdftron.android.pdfnetsdksamples.OutputListener
import com.pdftron.android.pdfnetsdksamples.PDFNetSample
import com.pdftron.android.pdfnetsdksamples.R
import com.pdftron.android.pdfnetsdksamples.util.Utils
import com.pdftron.common.Matrix2D
import com.pdftron.common.PDFNetException
import com.pdftron.pdf.*
import com.pdftron.sdf.ObjSet
import com.pdftron.sdf.SDFDoc
import java.util.*

class AddImageTest : PDFNetSample() {
    init {
        setTitle(R.string.sample_addimage_title)
        setDescription(R.string.sample_addimage_description)
    }

    override fun run(outputListener: OutputListener?) {
        super.run(outputListener)
        mOutputListener = outputListener
        mFileList.clear()
        printHeader(outputListener!!)

        try {

            val doc = PDFDoc()

            val f = ElementBuilder() // Used to build new Element objects
            val writer = ElementWriter() // Used to write Elements to the page

            var page = doc.pageCreate() // Start a new page
            writer.begin(page) // Begin writing to this page

            // ----------------------------------------------------------
            // Add JPEG image to the output file
            var img = Image.create(doc.sdfDoc, Utils.getAssetTempFile(PDFNetSample.INPUT_PATH + "peppers.jpg")!!.absolutePath)
            var element = f.createImage(img, 50.0, 500.0, (img.imageWidth / 2).toDouble(), (img.imageHeight / 2).toDouble())
            writer.writePlacedElement(element)

            // ----------------------------------------------------------
            // Add a PNG image to the output file
            img = Image.create(doc.sdfDoc, Utils.getAssetTempFile(PDFNetSample.INPUT_PATH + "butterfly.png")!!.absolutePath)
            element = f.createImage(img, Matrix2D(100.0, 0.0, 0.0, 100.0, 300.0, 500.0))
            writer.writePlacedElement(element)

            // ----------------------------------------------------------
            // Add a GIF image to the output file
            img = Image.create(doc.sdfDoc, Utils.getAssetTempFile(PDFNetSample.INPUT_PATH + "pdfnet.gif")!!.absolutePath)
            element = f.createImage(img, Matrix2D(img.imageWidth.toDouble(), 0.0, 0.0, img.imageHeight.toDouble(), 50.0, 350.0))
            writer.writePlacedElement(element)

            // ----------------------------------------------------------
            // Add a TIFF image to the output file
            img = Image.create(doc.sdfDoc, Utils.getAssetTempFile(PDFNetSample.INPUT_PATH + "grayscale.tif")!!.absolutePath)
            element = f.createImage(img, Matrix2D(img.imageWidth.toDouble(), 0.0, 0.0, img.imageHeight.toDouble(), 10.0, 50.0))
            writer.writePlacedElement(element)

            writer.end()           // Save the page
            doc.pagePushBack(page) // Add the page to the document page sequence

            // ----------------------------------------------------------
            // Embed a monochrome TIFF. Compress the image using lossy JBIG2 filter.

            page = doc.pageCreate(Rect(0.0, 0.0, 612.0, 794.0))
            writer.begin(page) // begin writing to this page

            // Note: encoder hints can be used to select between different compression methods.
            // For example to instruct PDFNet to compress a monochrome image using JBIG2 compression.
            val hint_set = ObjSet()
            val enc = hint_set.createArray()  // Initilaize encoder 'hint' parameter
            enc.pushBackName("JBIG2")
            enc.pushBackName("Lossy")

            img = Image.create(doc.sdfDoc, Utils.getAssetTempFile(PDFNetSample.INPUT_PATH + "multipage.tif")!!.absolutePath)
            element = f.createImage(img, Matrix2D(612.0, 0.0, 0.0, 794.0, 0.0, 0.0))
            writer.writePlacedElement(element)

            writer.end()           // Save the page
            doc.pagePushBack(page) // Add the page to the document page sequence

            // ----------------------------------------------------------
            // Add a JPEG2000 (JP2) image to the output file

            // Create a new page
            page = doc.pageCreate()
            writer.begin(page) // Begin writing to the page

            // Embed the image.
            img = Image.create(doc.sdfDoc, Utils.getAssetTempFile(PDFNetSample.INPUT_PATH + "palm.jp2")!!.absolutePath)

            // Position the image on the page.
            element = f.createImage(img, Matrix2D(img.imageWidth.toDouble(), 0.0, 0.0, img.imageHeight.toDouble(), 96.0, 80.0))
            writer.writePlacedElement(element)

            // Write 'JPEG2000 Sample' text string under the image.
            writer.writeElement(f.createTextBegin(Font.create(doc.sdfDoc, Font.e_times_roman), 32.0))
            element = f.createTextRun("JPEG2000 Sample")
            element.setTextMatrix(1.0, 0.0, 0.0, 1.0, 190.0, 30.0)
            writer.writeElement(element)
            writer.writeElement(f.createTextEnd())

            writer.end() // Finish writing to the page
            doc.pagePushBack(page)

            // ----------------------------------------------------------
            // doc.Save((Utils.createExternalFile("addimage.pdf", mFileList).getAbsolutePath()).c_str(), Doc.e_remove_unused, 0);
            doc.save(Utils.createExternalFile("addimage.pdf", mFileList).absolutePath, SDFDoc.SaveMode.LINEARIZED, null)
            doc.close()
            mOutputListener!!.println("Done. Result saved in addimage.pdf...")
        } catch (e: PDFNetException) {
            mOutputListener!!.printError(e.stackTrace)
            mOutputListener!!.printError(e.stackTrace)
        }

        for (file in mFileList) {
            addToFileList(file)
        }
        printFooter(outputListener)
    }

    companion object {

        private var mOutputListener: OutputListener? = null

        private val mFileList = ArrayList<String>()
    }

}
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