Apache PDFBox Docs

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  1. b2746fd PDFBOX-3330, PDFBOX-3422: add information about loading AFM fonts by Maruan Sahyoun · 10 months ago master
  2. 89f68ca PDFBOX-3330: change color of inline code styles by Maruan Sahyoun · 10 months ago
  3. 9431766 PDFBOX-3330: add information about changes in 2.0 to retrieve PDResources by Maruan Sahyoun · 10 months ago
  4. ef2a097 change from using trademark (TM) to registered (R) by Maruan Sahyoun · 11 months ago
  5. 17fb53b added news post about 2.0.2 release by Andreas Lehmkühler · 12 months ago

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Apache PDFBox Documentation

Documentation Format

All of the Apache PDFBox documentation is written with markdown.


Contribution Guidlines

As a minimum requirement all contributions shall have the Apache License header attached.

For larger contributions or if you are looking to contribute regulary we ask you to sign an ICLA.

Report or Fix an Issue

We use Apache JIRA as our tracking tool.

Using Git Pull Requests

Pull requests are welcome!

We appreciate the use of topic branches.

git checkout -b <JIRA issue number>

# update enhance the documentation

git commit -m "<JIRA issue number> This is my commit message."

git push origin <JIRA issue number>

# issue a pull request from your branch <JIRA issue number>

# wait for a committer to commit your patch