How to change width of single column of table?

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hello I have created table in a PDF file using iText. The heading of my table columns are "Medicine Name", "Doses", and "time: This is what my columns look like:

| e name|     |    |
As you can see the word "Medicine" is split into "Medicin" and "e". I want to avoid this by changing the width of the first column, but I don't know how to do that.

Posted on StackOverflow on Jun 10, 2014 by DCoder

The ColumnWidths example demonstrates different ways of changing the width of a column. This is one specific way:

PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(3);
table.setWidths(new int[]{2, 1, 1});

Now the width of the first column is double the size of the second and third column.