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Sunday, 28 May 2017

iText 5 PDF - List image as bullets Example

To create PDF file we need iText 5 jar. Download iText Jars from iText Website or Maven Repository

Maven Dependency



 com.itextpdf
 itextpdf
 5.5.11

ListWithImageAsBullet.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.Chunk;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Image;
import com.itextpdf.text.List;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
 

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
 

public class ListWithImageAsBullet {
 
    public static final String IMG = "C:/JTC/bulb.gif";
    public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/ListWithImageAsBullet.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException,
            DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new ListWithImageAsBullet().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        Image image = Image.getInstance(IMG);
        image.scaleAbsolute(12, 12);
        image.setScaleToFitHeight(false);
        List list = new List();
        list.setListSymbol(new Chunk(Image.getInstance(image), 0, 0));
        list.add("Hello World");
        list.add("This is a list item with a lot of text. It will certainly take more than one line. This shows that the list item is indented and that the image is used as bullet.");
        list.add("This is a test");
        document.add(list);
        document.close();
    }
 
}

Output

Reference : iText Website
Annamalai Thangaraj

Annamalai is working as Technical Lead in Leading Telecom company with 5+ years experience in Identity and Access Management , Telecom and Networks, BigData, Java, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, AngularJS, and Enterprise Web Application Development.

Website: Java Tutorials Corner

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Item Reviewed: iText 5 PDF - List image as bullets Example Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj