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Create a PDF portfolio (package) in Python

To create a PDF portfolio containing multiple file types.

def AddPackage(doc, file, desc):
    files = NameTree.Create(doc.GetSDFDoc(), "EmbeddedFiles")
    fs = FileSpec.Create(doc.GetSDFDoc(), file, True)
    key = bytearray(file, "utf-8")
    files.Put(key, len(key), fs.GetSDFObj())

    collection = doc.GetRoot().FindObj("Collection")
    if collection is None:
        collection = doc.GetRoot().PutDict("Collection")

    # You could here manipulate any entry in the Collection dictionary.
    # For example, the following line sets the tile mode for initial view mode
    # Please refer to section '2.3.5 Collections' in PDF Reference for details.
    collection.PutName("View", "T")
doc = PDFDoc()
AddPackage(doc, filename, "PDF")
AddPackage(doc, imagename, "Image")

PDF packages (portfolios)
Full code sample which illustrates how to create, extract, and manipulate PDF Packages (also known as PDF Portfolios).

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