Highlighting text

Tags: PdfStamperhighlightiText 7
Files: 
/*
 
    This file is part of the iText (R) project.
    Copyright (c) 1998-2016 iText Group NV
 
*/
 
/**
 * This example was written in answer to the question:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33952183
 */
package com.itextpdf.samples.sandbox.stamper;
 
import com.itextpdf.kernel.color.Color;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfDocument;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfReader;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.canvas.PdfCanvas;
import com.itextpdf.samples.GenericTest;
import com.itextpdf.test.annotations.type.SampleTest;
 
import java.io.File;
 
import org.junit.experimental.categories.Category;
 
@Category(SampleTest.class)
public class HighLightByAddingContent extends GenericTest {
    public static final String DEST
            = "./target/test/resources/sandbox/stamper/high_light_by_adding_content.pdf";
    public static final String SRC
            = "./src/test/resources/pdfs/hello.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new HighLightByAddingContent().manipulatePdf(DEST);
    }
 
    @Override
    protected void manipulatePdf(String dest) throws Exception {
        PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfReader(SRC), new PdfWriter(dest));
        PdfCanvas canvas = new PdfCanvas(pdfDoc.getFirstPage().newContentStreamBefore(),
                pdfDoc.getFirstPage().getResources(), pdfDoc);
        canvas.saveState();
        canvas.setFillColor(Color.YELLOW);
        canvas.rectangle(36, 786, 66, 16);
        canvas.fill();
        canvas.restoreState();
        pdfDoc.close();
    }
}
File nameRaw URLUpdated
HighLightByAddingContent.javaHighLightByAddingContent.java2016-08-04 2:09 pm
Resources: 
File nameRaw URLUpdated
hello.pdfhello.pdf2016-08-04 11:45 am
Results: