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Sunday, 4 June 2017

iText 5 PDF - How to hyphenate text?

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

HyphenationExample.java
package com.javatutorialcorner.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.Chunk;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.PageSize;
import com.itextpdf.text.Phrase;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.HyphenationAuto;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.hyphenation.Hyphenation;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.hyphenation.Hyphenator;
 

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
 
public class HyphenationExample {
 
 public static final String DEST = "C:/JTC/HyphenationExample.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException,
            DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new HyphenationExample().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Hyphenator h = new Hyphenator("de", "DE", 2, 2);
        Hyphenation s = h.hyphenate("Leistungsscheinziffer"); 
        System.out.println(s);
 
        Document document = new Document(PageSize.A4, 0, 0, 0, 0);
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
 
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(1);
        table.setWidthPercentage(10);
        Chunk chunk = new Chunk("Leistungsscheinziffer");
        chunk.setHyphenation(new HyphenationAuto("de", "DE", 2,2));
        table.addCell(new Phrase(chunk));
        Phrase phrase = new Phrase();
        phrase.setHyphenation(new HyphenationAuto("de", "DE", 2,2));
        phrase.add(new Chunk("Leistungsscheinziffer"));
        table.addCell(phrase);
        document.add(table);
        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 hyphenate text? Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj