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Saturday, 3 June 2017

iText 5 PDF - How to generate dotted lines at end of remaining space

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

DottedLineEnder.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.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.draw.DottedLineSeparator;
 

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
 
public class DottedLineEnder {
 public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/DottedLineEnder.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new DottedLineEnder().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        DottedLineSeparator separator = new DottedLineSeparator();
        Chunk c = new Chunk(separator);
        Paragraph p = new Paragraph("Ends with dots ");
        p.add(c);
        document.add(p);
        p = new Paragraph("This is a much longer paragraph that spans "
                + "several lines. The String used to create this paragraph "
                + "will be split automatically at the end of the line. The "
                + "final line of this paragraph will end in a dotted line. ");
        p.add(c);
        document.add(p);
        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 generate dotted lines at end of remaining space Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj