Cell heights

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/*
 * Example written by Bruno Lowagie.
 */
 
package sandbox.tables;
 
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.PageSize;
import com.itextpdf.text.Phrase;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
 
import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import sandbox.WrapToTest;
 
@WrapToTest
public class CellHeights {
    /** The resulting PDF file. */
    public static final String DEST = "results/tables/cell_heights.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException,
            DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new CellHeights().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws DocumentException, IOException {
    	// step 1
        Document document = new Document(PageSize.A5.rotate());
        // step 2
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        // step 3
        document.open();
        // step 4
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(2);
        // a long phrase
        Phrase p = new Phrase(
            "Dr. iText or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love PDF.");
        PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell(p);
        // the prhase is wrapped
        table.addCell("wrap");
        cell.setNoWrap(false);
        table.addCell(cell);
        // the phrase isn't wrapped
        table.addCell("no wrap");
        cell.setNoWrap(true);
        table.addCell(cell);
        // a long phrase with newlines
        p = new Phrase(
            "Dr. iText or:\nHow I Learned to Stop Worrying\nand Love PDF.");
        cell = new PdfPCell(p);
        // the phrase fits the fixed height
        table.addCell("fixed height (more than sufficient)");
        cell.setFixedHeight(72f);
        table.addCell(cell);
        // the phrase doesn't fit the fixed height
        table.addCell("fixed height (not sufficient)");
        cell.setFixedHeight(36f);
        table.addCell(cell);
        // The minimum height is exceeded
        table.addCell("minimum height");
        cell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase("Dr. iText"));
        cell.setMinimumHeight(36f);
        table.addCell(cell);
        // The last row is extended
        table.setExtendLastRow(true);
        table.addCell("extend last row");
        table.addCell(cell);
        document.add(table);
        // step 5
        document.close();
    }
}
/**
 * Example written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to the following question:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/22093745/itext-how-do-setminimumsize-and-setfixedsize-interact
 */
package sandbox.tables;
 
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
 
import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
 
import sandbox.WrapToTest;
 
@WrapToTest
public class FixedHeightCell {
 
    public static final String DEST = "results/tables/fixed_height_cell.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new FixedHeightCell().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(5);
        table.setWidthPercentage(100);
        PdfPCell cell;
        for (int r = 'A'; r <= 'Z'; r++) {
            for (int c = 1; c <= 5; c++) {
                cell = new PdfPCell();
                cell.addElement(new Paragraph(String.valueOf((char) r) + String.valueOf(c)));
                if (r == 'D')
                    cell.setFixedHeight(60);
                if (r == 'E') {
                    cell.setFixedHeight(60);
                    if (c == 4)
                        cell.setFixedHeight(120);
                }
                if (r == 'F') {
                    cell.setMinimumHeight(120);
                    cell.setFixedHeight(60);
                    if (c == 2)
                        cell.addElement(new Paragraph("This cell has more content than the other cells"));
                }
                table.addCell(cell);
            }
        }
        document.add(table);
        document.close();
    }
}
/**
 * Example written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24616920/last-row-in-itext-table-extending-when-it-shouldnt
 */
 
package sandbox.tables;
 
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Phrase;
import com.itextpdf.text.Rectangle;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
 
import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import sandbox.WrapToTest;
 
@WrapToTest
public class FitTableOnPage {
    public static final String DEST = "results/tables/fit_table_on_page.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new FitTableOnPage().createPdf(DEST);
    }
 
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(1);
        table.setTotalWidth(550);
        table.setLockedWidth(true);
        for (int i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
            PdfPCell cell;
            if (i == 9) {
                cell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase("Two\nLines"));
            }
            else {
                cell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase(Integer.toString(i)));
            }
            table.addCell(cell);
        }
        Document document = new Document(new Rectangle(612, table.getTotalHeight() + 72));
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        document.add(table);
        document.close();
    }
}
File nameRaw URLUpdated
CellHeights.javaCellHeights.java2015-11-08 4:07 pm
FixedHeightCell.javaFixedHeightCell.java2015-11-05 12:07 pm
FitTableOnPage.javaFitTableOnPage.java2015-11-08 6:45 pm
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