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Saturday, 3 June 2017

iText 5 PDF - How to generate table of figures dot leaders in a pdfpcell

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Maven Dependency



 com.itextpdf
 itextpdf
 5.5.11

DottedLineLeader.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.Chunk;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Element;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
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 DottedLineLeader {
 
 public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/DottedLineLeader.pdf";

 public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new DottedLineLeader().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(3);
        table.setWidthPercentage(50);
        table.setWidths(new int[]{1, 3, 1});
        Chunk leader = new Chunk(new DottedLineSeparator());
        Paragraph p;
        table.addCell(getCell(new Paragraph("fig 1"), Element.ALIGN_TOP));
        p = new Paragraph("Title text");
        p.add(leader);
        table.addCell(getCell(p, Element.ALIGN_TOP));
        table.addCell(getCell(new Paragraph("2"), Element.ALIGN_BOTTOM));
        table.addCell(getCell(new Paragraph("fig 2"), Element.ALIGN_TOP));
        p = new Paragraph("This is a longer title text that wraps");
        p.add(leader);
        table.addCell(getCell(p, Element.ALIGN_TOP));
        table.addCell(getCell(new Paragraph("55"), Element.ALIGN_BOTTOM));
        table.addCell(getCell(new Paragraph("fig 3"), Element.ALIGN_TOP));
        p = new Paragraph("Another title text");
        p.add(leader);
        table.addCell(getCell(p, Element.ALIGN_TOP));
        table.addCell(getCell(new Paragraph("89"), Element.ALIGN_BOTTOM));
        document.add(table);
        document.close();
    }
 
    public PdfPCell getCell(Paragraph p, int verticalAlignment) {
        PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell();
        cell.setVerticalAlignment(verticalAlignment);
        cell.setUseAscender(true);
        cell.setUseDescender(true);
        cell.addElement(p);
        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 generate table of figures dot leaders in a pdfpcell Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj