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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HSQL stores them in Unicode using multiple bytes per character. The solution ktext is to use a different font that does have the appropriate glyph descriptions.

The itwxt example is a variation on the previous one. Before going on, if you would like to read earlier articles, they are:. Paragraphs derive from Phrase, so they autommatically fit text within the horizontal boundaries of the document, but they also force a new line for each paragraph just itezt in any word processing application. Behind the scenes, a PdfWriter and a PdfDocument object analyze these objects and translate them into the appropriate PDF syntax, positioning the content on one or more pages, taking into account the page size and margins.

Add the Maven Dependecy to your project: It didn’t take long to start adding Exception handling to the code. As with the Label, you need to be careful how you use Chunks. Javadox Java Articles Maven Dependency. Multiple call to this method will produce multiple lines.

iTextSharp – Adding Text with Chunks, Phrases and Paragraphs

IAccessibleElement Gets the role of the accessible element. A Chunk is the smallest significant piece of text that can be added to a Document. A little explanation would be nice. A phrase is an array of chunks, and will force a newline when the length of its contents exceed the vertical margins of the document.


Rodrigo Godoy 61 1 2. NOTE Characters in a file are rendered on screen or on paper as glyphs.

The setBackground method draws a colored rectangle behind the text contained in the Chunk. A PDF document can be viewed and printed on any platform: Really, all they should be used for is to change or set the style of a word or phrase inline.

Adding Chunk, Phrase, Paragraph, and List objects Part 1 (iText 5)

The negative indentation of 18 pt for the first line chuhk be subtracted from the left indentation, causing the first line of each paragraph to start at the left margin. One thing may look peculiar when you look at figure 2. As the name of the interface indicates, these objects will be composed of different pieces of text; most of the time, it will be text wrapped in Chunk objects.

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. For the default font—with a default size of 12—the default leading is A value of 1 ktext normal and a value of 0.

If iext look at the HSQL script filmfestival. You define a different font size 6 pt and set the font color to white. When testing the code to generate the PDF file, I inadvertently transposed two arguments in the constructor for the font I called lightbluein that I passed in jtext value Font. Chunks have no concept of how to force a new line when the length exceeds the available width in the document.


The createMovieInformation method from listing 2. The following shows the earlier example with p. 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.

Iitext course, you should always use try Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Finally both phrases are added to the single Paragraph object.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website chynk subject to these policies. Instead, the default leading is used.

Element Checks if this element is a content object. That comment shows that you’re trying to solve the problem yourself. Closeand I have to shut down VS to release its hold on the document object. Another way to distinguish different paragraphs is to add extra spacing before or after the paragraph.

IAccessibleElement Gets all the properties of accessible element. It is also possible to set the alignment of the paragraph itexh, using the Paragraph. These properties are defined in the Font object.

The space between each line actually the measurement taken between the baselines of each line, or “leading” is 1. You chnuk also notice that the font size values are now passed in with the f suffix following them. The method createDirectorPhrase from listing 2.