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Saturday, 3 June 2017

iText 5 PDF - How to draw overlapping rectangles?

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

Rectangles.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.BaseColor;
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 Rectangles {

    public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/Rectangles.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException,
            DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new Rectangles().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        float llx = 36;
        float lly = 700;
        float urx = 200;
        float ury = 806;
        PdfContentByte canvas = writer.getDirectContent();
        Rectangle rect1 = new Rectangle(llx, lly, urx, ury);
        rect1.setBackgroundColor(BaseColor.LIGHT_GRAY);
        rect1.setBorder(Rectangle.BOX);
        rect1.setBorderWidth(1);
        canvas.rectangle(rect1);
        Rectangle rect2 = new Rectangle(llx + 60, lly, urx, ury - 40);
        rect2.setBackgroundColor(BaseColor.DARK_GRAY);
        rect2.setBorder(Rectangle.BOX);
        rect2.setBorderColor(BaseColor.WHITE);
        rect2.setBorderWidth(0.5f);
        canvas.rectangle(rect2);
        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 - How to draw overlapping rectangles? Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj