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Chunk Example 

iText is a free and open source library for creating and manipulating PDF documents in Java. The following example shows adding a Chunk to PDF document which is the smallest unit of text that can be added to a PDF.

File Name  :  
com/bethecoder/tutorials/itext/tests/ChunkExample.java 
Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  kvenkatasudhakar@gmail.com
   
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.itext.tests;

import java.io.FileNotFoundException;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;

import com.itextpdf.text.BaseColor;
import com.itextpdf.text.Chunk;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Font;
import com.itextpdf.text.FontFactory;
import com.itextpdf.text.PageSize;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;

public class ChunkExample {

  /**
   @param args
   @throws DocumentException 
   @throws FileNotFoundException 
   */
  public static void main(String[] argsthrows FileNotFoundException, DocumentException {

    Document document = new Document(PageSize.A4)
    PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream("test22.pdf"));
    
    //Open the document before adding any content
    document.open();
    
    Paragraph paragraph = new Paragraph("BE THE CODER");
    paragraph.add("\n");  //new line
    
    //the smallest significant part of text that can be added to a document
    Chunk chunk = new Chunk("be the coder",
        FontFactory.getFont(FontFactory.COURIER, 16
            Font.ITALIC, BaseColor.BLUE));
    chunk.setBackground(BaseColor.YELLOW);
    
    paragraph.add(chunk);
    document.add(paragraph);
    
    //Close the document
    document.close();
  }

}
   

It gives the following output,
test22.jpg


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