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Re^2: PDF::API2 & PDF::Textblock problems

by ksublondie (Pilgrim)
on Jun 09, 2012 at 00:02 UTC ( #975258=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: PDF::API2 & PDF::Textblock problems
in thread PDF::API2 & PDF::Textblock problems

Well, after spending an entire day on this, I've finally tracked down the offending code as line #144 in PDF::API2::Util

my $value = sprintf('%.'.abs($ad).'f',$f);

After making the following changes it worked:

my $temp='%.'.abs($ad).'f'; $temp=~/^(.*)$/; $temp=$1; my $value = sprintf($temp,$f);

For some reason, the working server had the modified code already in it. Don't have a clue how that happened. I'm the only one messing with the perl on these servers and even though I'm forgetful, I didn't think I was THAT bad!


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