How to use two different colors in a single String?

Tags: text colorParagraphfontsiText 5

I have string like below, and I can't split the string.

String result = "Developed By : Mr.XXXXX";
I can create a paragraph in iText and set font with color like this:

Font dataGreenFont = FontFactory.getFont("Garamond", 10,Color.GREEN);
preface.add(new Paragraph(result, dataGreenFont));
It sets the green color to the entire text result but I want to set the color only for Mr. XXXXX part. How do I do this?

Posted on StackOverflow on Jun 17, 2014 by Ramakrishna

A Paragraph consists of a series of Chunk objects. A Chunk is an atomic part of text in which all the glyphs are in the same font, have the same font size, color, etc...

Hence you need to split your String in two parts:

Font dataGreenFont = FontFactory.getFont("Garamond", 10, BaseColor.GREEN);
Font dataBlackFont = FontFactory.getFont("Garamond", 10, BaseColor.BLACK);
Paragraph p = new Paragraph();
p.Add(new Chunk("Developed By : ", dataGreenFont));
p.Add(new Chunk("Mr.XXXXX", dataBlackFont));