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Saturday, 3 June 2017

iText 5 PDF - Draw Rectangle in Cell example

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Maven Dependency



 com.itextpdf
 itextpdf
 5.5.11

RectangleInCell.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.BaseColor;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Image;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfContentByte;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfTemplate;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
 

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
 
public class RectangleInCell {
 
  public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/RectangleInCell.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException,
            DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new RectangleInCell().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        document.add(new Paragraph("Option 1:"));
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(3);
        table.addCell("A rectangle:");
        PdfTemplate template = writer.getDirectContent().createTemplate(120, 80);
        template.setColorFill(BaseColor.RED);
        template.rectangle(0, 0, 120, 80);
        template.fill();
        writer.releaseTemplate(template);
        table.addCell(Image.getInstance(template));
        table.addCell("The rectangle is scaled to fit inside the cell, you see a padding.");
        document.add(table);
        document.add(new Paragraph("Option 2:"));
        table = new PdfPTable(3);
        table.addCell("A rectangle:");
        PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell(Image.getInstance(template));
        table.addCell(cell);
        table.addCell("The rectangle keeps its original size, but can overlap other cells in the same row.");
        document.add(table);
        document.add(new Paragraph("Option 3:"));
        table = new PdfPTable(3);
        table.addCell("A rectangle:");
        cell = new PdfPCell(Image.getInstance(template), true);
        table.addCell(cell);
        table.addCell("The rectangle is scaled to fit inside the cell, no padding.");
        document.add(table);
        PdfContentByte cb = writer.getDirectContent();
        cb.moveTo(228, 810);
        cb.lineTo(338, 810);
        cb.stroke();
        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 - Draw Rectangle in Cell example Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj