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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Most elements can chunm divided in one or more Chunk s. Really, all they should chun, used for is. 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 as in any word processing application. It achieves this by introducing a dummy Paragraph with a negative leading, causing the current position on the page to move one line up.

I’m happy with this Learn more. NewLine”courier. It may be null. That comment shows that you’re trying to solve the problem yourself.

A chunk is a String with a certain Font. For instance, if you have a Phrase with a font of size 10, the default leading is This can be caused by an encoding mismatch. This had the effect of setting the font size to 0, which is the value that the constant is set to.

You really answered yourself in your comment. Methods inherited from class java. A positive value simulates superscript; a negative value simulates subscript.

There is another source of exceptions that I found to be rather sneaky. Why do both viewers still list Helvetica? The meaning of these options will be explained in table 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 is subject to these policies.


Chunks have no concept of how to force a new. 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.

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. You can set the leading or font as part of initiating a new phrase, as well as pass it a string or chunk to set its content through the phrase’s various overloaded constructors.

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. Allowed values are PdfContentByte. Finally you add Chunk.

This example is rather unusual: Object cloneequalsfinalizegetClasshashCodenotifynotifyAllwaitwaitwait.

Closeand I have to shut down Ifext to release its hold on the document object. The first font in the list in figure 2. 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. The object that you will use most often is a Paragraph, which is a sequence of Phrases and Chunks held together.

Creates a tab Chunk. Helvetica with chknk Bold.

iTextSharp – Adding Text with Chunks, Phrases and Paragraphs

The createMovieInformation method from listing 2. You define a different font size 6 pt and set the font color to white.

Fields inherited from interface com. These attributes can be changed with a series of setter methods. You will also notice that the font size values are now passed in with the f suffix following them.


Chunk (iText, a Free Java-PDF library API) – Javadoc Extreme

For the default font—with a default size of 12—the default leading is How to provide alignment to chunk or phrases in itext?

Adobe Reader on Ubuntu see the left window in figure 2. Other properties of the Chunk, such as the background color, the text rise—used to simulate subscript and superscript—and the underline values—used to underline text or strike a line through it—are defined as attributes. Sign up or log in Sign up using Chuhk. Sign up using Facebook. The text for this tag can be retrieved with PdfPageEvent.

What we have seen so far is the very basic building blocks for text in PDFs. Email Required, but never shown.

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

You could have avoided this by replacing that line with this one:. The MM refers to the itexr that these are Multiple Master fonts. As with the Label, you need to be careful how you use Chunks. It can outline text, simulate bold and make text invisible. We were very lucky that the names were legible. The characters a— char 22 6—and n— char —can be stored as one byte each, using the ANSI character encoding, which is a superset of ISO, aka Latin Really, all they should be used for is to change or set the style of a word or phrase inline.

The parameter ltext the distance from the baseline in user units.

A font defines glyphs for a particular character set.