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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The MM refers to the fact that these are Multiple Master fonts. Set role igext null if you don’t want to tag this element. That comment shows that you’re trying to solve the problem yourself.

The object that you will use most often is a Paragraph, which is a sequence of Phrases and Chunks held together. 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.

You can itsxt 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. FAQ Why is the data I retrieve from my database rendered as gibberish? Post as a guest Name. Finally you add Chunk. The first block of text, itexy 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.

A Chunk is the smallest significant piece of text that can be added to a Document.

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Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. A Chunk is the smallest significant piece of text that you can work with.


Before going on, if you would like to read earlier articles, they are: One thing may look peculiar when you look at figure 2. This is no longer the case; most viewers replace these fonts. This will be discussed in great detail in topic IAccessibleElement Sets the role of the accessiblee element.

A value of 1 is normal and a value of 0. This had the effect of setting the font size to 0, which is the value that the constant is set to. Rodrigo Godoy 61 1 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. The resulting PDFs list all the movie titles in the database, including their original title if anydirector, countries where they were produced, production year, and run length.

If you look at the HSQL script filmfestival.

Observe that you no longer need to set the initial leading in step C. A font defines glyphs for a particular character set.

Chunks have no concept of how to force a new line when the length exceeds the available width in the document. Instead, the default leading is used. So, exception handling starts to make its appearance, so that at least the document object is released.

The meaning of these options will be explained in table In most database systems, you can define the encoding for each table or for the whole database. The next example is a variation on the previous one. The setBackground method draws a colored rectangle behind the text contained in the Chunk. One row, two columns, the left one containing reportTitle left aligned, and the right one containing divisionTitle and right aligned.


Illustrating the examples with a real-world database iText 5. 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 space between each line actually the measurement taken between the baselines of each line, or “leading” is 1.

Really, all they should be used for is to change or set the style of a word or phrase inline. If he wants you to switch from Helvetica to Times, you have to change your code in only one place. Email Required, but never shown. The general itexxt of step Q in listing 1. GetFont “georgia”10f.

You really answered yourself in your comment. Most elements can be divided in one or more Chunk s.

How do I use iText Chunk class?

HSQL stores them in Unicode using multiple bytes per character. A PDF document can be viewed and printed on any platform: For instance, if you have a Phrase with a font of size 10, the default leading is If you take a close look at figure 2. GetFont “dax-black” ; chunk.

Note that separator chunks can’t be used in combination with tab chunks! Really, all they should be used for is. You might also like This can cchunk caused by an encoding mismatch.

In this case, the ID of each country will be printed as white text on a black iitext.