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Saturday, 3 June 2017

iText 5 PDF - Draw simple rectangle 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

DrawRectangle.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Rectangle;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfContentByte;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
 

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
 
public class DrawRectangle {
 
 public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/DrawRectangle.pdf";
   
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new DrawRectangle().createPdf(DEST);
    }
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
 
        PdfContentByte canvas = writer.getDirectContent();
        Rectangle rect = new Rectangle(36, 36, 559, 806);
        rect.setBorder(Rectangle.BOX);
        rect.setBorderWidth(2);
        canvas.rectangle(rect);
        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 simple rectangle example Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj