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Saturday, 3 June 2017

iText 5 PDF - How to align two paragraphs to the left and right on the same line?

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

LeftRight.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.Chunk;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.Phrase;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.draw.VerticalPositionMark;
 

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

public class LeftRight {
 
 public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/LeftRight.pdf";
   
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new LeftRight().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws FileNotFoundException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
 
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
 
        document.open();
 
        Chunk glue = new Chunk(new VerticalPositionMark());
        Paragraph p = new Paragraph("Text to the left");
        p.add(new Chunk(glue));
        p.add("Text to the right");
        document.add(p);
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(3);
        table.setWidthPercentage(100);
        table.addCell(getCell("Text to the left", PdfPCell.ALIGN_LEFT));
        table.addCell(getCell("Text in the middle", PdfPCell.ALIGN_CENTER));
        table.addCell(getCell("Text to the right", PdfPCell.ALIGN_RIGHT));
        document.add(table);
        document.close();
    }
 
    public PdfPCell getCell(String text, int alignment) {
        PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase(text));
        cell.setPadding(0);
        cell.setHorizontalAlignment(alignment);
        cell.setBorder(PdfPCell.NO_BORDER);
        return cell;
    }
}

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 - How to align two paragraphs to the left and right on the same line? Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj