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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Illustrating the examples with a real-world database iText 5. Email Required, but never shown. You ask iText to embed the characters BaseFont. Note that separator chunks can’t be used in combination with tab chunks! Javadox Java Articles Maven Dependency. 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.

You define a different font size 6 pt and set the font color to white. In most database systems, you can define the encoding for each table or for the whole database.

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

Astyanax, the Cassandra Java library New blog post: But an even better solution would be to use a Paragraph object instead of a Phrase. Allowed otext are PdfContentByte. The general idea of step Q in listing 1. That comment shows that you’re trying to solve the problem yourself. You tell iText where to find the font programs for Times New Roman times.

iTextSharp – Adding Text with Chunks, Phrases and Paragraphs

A Chunk is the smallest significant piece of text that can be added to a Document. I’m happy with this Learn more. This is the third in a series of articles that looks at using the open source component, iTextSharp from within ASP. Fields inherited from interface com.


Multiple call to this method will produce multiple lines. This is no longer the case; most viewers replace these fonts. IAccessibleElement Gets the role of the accessible element. The paragraph earlier in the Chunk section of this article is as good as any to experiment with.

The following shows the earlier example with p. Creates a tab Chunk. Why are you using a Chunk for divisiontitle instead of a Paragraph? As with the Label, you need to be careful how you use Chunks. A chunk is a String with a certain Font.

For the default font—with a default size of 12—the default leading is As the name of the interface itexg, these objects will be composed of different pieces of text; chujk of the time, it will ihext text wrapped in Chunk objects.

Before going on, if you would like to read earlier articles, they are:. All other layout parameters should be defined in the object to which this chunk of text is added. When type was set by hand for printing presses, strips of lead were placed between lines of type to add space—the word originally referred to the thickness of these strips of lead that were placed between the lines.

The createDirectorPhrase method produces the Phrase exactly the way you want it. My site uses cookies to personalise content and adverts, to provide social media features and to analyse traffic.


The parameter that sets the Y position allows you to use the same method to strike a line through a Chunk. 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 iitext, taking into account the page size and margins.

You really answered yourself in your comment. Getting started with Astyanax, the open source Cassandra java library and connect your application to one of the most important NoSQL database.

Chunk examples | iText Developers

It may be null. There must be a local destination dhunk the name. Glyphs are organized into fonts. The text for this tag can be retrieved with PdfPageEvent. Methods inherited from class java.

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Java IText: Chunk

GetFont “dax-black” ; chunk. You could have avoided this by replacing that line with this one:. I know the method of paragraph. It would be difficult to read white text on a white page, so you also change one of the many attributes of the Chunk object: FAQ What is the default leading in iText? The first block of text, which is -quoted, or a verbatim string literal, needs to have all the whitespace and newlines removed from it, otherwise it will appear with them preserved in the resulting PDF.