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Wednesday, 28 June 2017

iText 5 - Generate PDF with dynamic file template

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

SimpleTable8.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Image;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfImportedPage;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfReader;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
 

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

public class SimpleTable8 {
	public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/SimpleTable8.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException,
            DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new SimpleTable8().createPdf(DEST);
    }
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(3);
        table.setWidthPercentage(100);
        PdfReader reader = new PdfReader("C:/JTC/header.pdf");
        PdfImportedPage header = writer.getImportedPage(reader, 1);
        PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell(Image.getInstance(header));
        cell.setColspan(3);
        table.addCell(cell);
        for (int row = 1; row <= 50; row++) {
            for (int column = 1; column <= 3; column++) {
                table.addCell(String.format("row %s, column %s", row, column));
            }
        }
        reader = new PdfReader("C:/JTC/footer.pdf");
        PdfImportedPage footer = writer.getImportedPage(reader, 1);
        cell = new PdfPCell(Image.getInstance(footer));
        cell.setColspan(3);
        table.addCell(cell);
        document.add(table);
        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 - Generate PDF with dynamic file template Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj