A chunk is the smallest significant part that can be added to a document. A chunk is a string with Font information. Chunk reportTitle= new Chunk(“Candidate Login Report “,catFont); Chunk add multiple Chunk and Phrase in itextpdf package ; import When I created iText, I chose the word chunk for the atomic text element because of its first definition in my dictionary: “a solid piece.” A phrase, on the other hand.

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To make sure that the String is created correctly, listing 2. Observe that you no longer need to set the initial leading in step Chink. Javadox Java Articles Maven Dependency.

Really, all they should be used for is. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. IAccessibleElement Gets the role of the accessible element. An exception is thrown when trying to call doc.

In this case, the ID of each country will be printed as white text on chuni black background. Chunks have no concept of how to force a new. Element Checks if this element is a content object. It can be PdfContentByte. The createDirectorPhrase method produces the Phrase exactly the way you want it.

iTextSharp – Adding Text with Chunks, Phrases and Paragraphs

You really answered yourself in your comment. Astyanax, the Cassandra Java library New blog post: This will be discussed in great detail in topic The following shows the earlier example with p.


The text for this tag can be retrieved with PdfPageEvent. Another way to distinguish different paragraphs is to add extra spacing before or after the paragraph. A chunk is a String with a certain Font.

Other than that, each individually styled string is applied to its own Chunk object, and then added to a Phrase to ensure that lines are wrapped in the PDF. Really, all they should be used for is to change or set the style of a word or phrase inline. Not every font has the descriptions for every possible glyph. It may be null. Adobe Reader on Ubuntu see the left window in figure 2. NOTE Characters in a file are rendered on screen or on paper as glyphs. Allowed values are PdfContentByte. Finally you add Chunk.

One of the main reasons why people prefer PDF over any other document format is because PDF, as the name tells us, is a portable document format. These attributes can be changed with a series of setter methods. These properties are defined in the Font object. A little explanation would be nice. Chunk All Implemented Interfaces: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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Finallylisting 2. A positive value will be added to the left margin of the document; a negative value will be subtracted. This can be caused by an encoding mismatch. The negative indentation of 18 pt for the first line will be subtracted from the left indentation, causing the first line of each paragraph to start at the left margin. The following snippet shows how to set the text of a Chunk, then write it chuni the PDF document 3 times:.


That explicitly tells the compiler that the value is to be treated as a float, and prevents the sort of mistake I experienced happening again. Note that we are looking at the same document, on the same OS Ubuntu Linuxyet the names of the directors in the document look slightly different because different fonts were used. The following snippet shows how the earlier chunk is added to a phrase 3 times, and the result. If he wants you to switch from Helvetica to Times, you have to change your code in only one place.

Closeand I have to shut down VS to release its hold on the document object. The fonts available in itxet class are often referred to as the standard Type 1 fonts.

Java IText: Chunk

Add the Maven Dependecy to your project: We were very lucky that the names were legible. I’m happy with this Learn more. A Chunk is the smallest significant piece of text that you can work with. Illustrating the examples with a real-world database iText 5. It can outline text, simulate bold and make text invisible.