Quick Start (Base64): Converting a PDF document to an XDP document using the web service API

The following code example converts a PDF document to an XDP document. (See Converting PDF Documents into XDP Documents.)

    * Ensure that you create a .NET client assembly that uses  
    * base64 encoding. This is required to populate a BLOB  
    * object with data or retrieve data from a BLOB object. 
    * For information, see "Invoking LiveCycle using Base64 Encoding"  
    * in Programming with LiveCycle 
using System; 
using System.Collections; 
using System.ComponentModel; 
using System.Data; 
using System.IO; 
namespace PDFUtilityWSApp 
       class ConvertToXDPTest 
           static void Main(string[] args) 
                   // Create a PDFUtilityServiceService object 
                   PDFUtilityServiceService svc = new PDFUtilityServiceService(); 
                   // Provide authentication credentials to the service 
                   svc.Credentials = new System.Net.NetworkCredential( 
                   // Create a BLOB that represents the input PDF file 
                   BLOB inDoc = new BLOB(); 
                   // Specify a PDF document to convert to an XDP file 
                   string inputFileName = "C:\\Adobe\Sample2.pdf"; 
                   FileStream fs = new FileStream(inputFileName, FileMode.Open); 
                   // Get the length of the file stream and create a byte array  
                   int len = (int)fs.Length; 
                   byte[] byteArray = new byte[len]; 
                   // Populate the byte array with the contents of the file stream 
                   fs.Read(byteArray, 0, len); 
                   // Populate the BLOB object 
                   inDoc.binaryData = byteArray; 
                   // Convert the PDF document to an XDP file 
                   BLOB outDoc = svc.convertPDFtoXDP(inDoc); 
                   // Save the returned BLOB object as an XDP file 
                   byte[] outByteArray = outDoc.binaryData; 
                   string FILE_NAME = "C:\\Adobe\Grant777.xdp"; 
                   FileStream fs2 = new FileStream(FILE_NAME, FileMode.OpenOrCreate); 
                   BinaryWriter w = new BinaryWriter(fs2); 
                   Console.WriteLine("The PDF document was converted to an XDP file."); 
               catch (Exception ee) 
                   Console.WriteLine("An unexpected exception was encountered: " + ee.Message + "\n" + ee.StackTrace); 

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