How to Run the Examples

Download from GitHub

All examples of Aspose.PDF for Java are hosted on Github. You can either clone the repository using your favorite Github client or download the ZIP file from here.

Extract the contents of ZIP file to any folder on your computer. All the examples are located in the Examples folder.

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The project uses Maven build system. Any modern IDE can easily open or import the project and its dependencies. Below we show you how to use popular IDEs to build and run the examples.

IntelliJ IDEA

Click on the File menu and choose Open. Browse to the project folder and select the pom.xml file.

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It will open the project and download the dependencies automatically. From the Project tab, browse the examples in src/main/java folder. To run an example, just right click on the file and choose “Run ..”, the example will be executed and the output will be shown in the built in console output window.

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Eclipse

Click on File menu and choose Import. Select Maven - Existing Maven Projects.

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Browse to the folder that you cloned or downloaded from GitHub and select pom.xml file.

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It will open the project and download the dependencies automatically. From the Package Explorer tab, browse the examples in src/main/java folder. To run an example, just right click on the file and choose Run As - Java Application, the example will be executed and the output will be shown in the built in console output window.

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NetBeans

Click on the File menu and choose Open Project. Browse to the folder that you cloned or downloaded from GitHub. The icon of Examples folder will show that its a Maven project. Select Examples and open it.

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It will open the project and download the dependencies automatically. From the Projects tab, browse the examples in source packages. To run an example, just right click on the file and choose Run File, the example will be executed and the output will be shown in the built in console output window.

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Contribute

If you like to add or improve an example, we encourage you to contribute to the project. All examples and showcase projects in this repository are open source and can be freely used in your own applications.

To contribute, you can fork the repository, edit the source code and create a pull request. We will review the changes and include it in the repository if found helpful.