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Colored Table Example 

iText is a free and open source library for creating and manipulating PDF documents in Java. The following example shows inserting a table with background colors in PDF document.

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

import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.net.MalformedURLException;

import com.itextpdf.text.BaseColor;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Image;
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;

public class TableColors {

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

    Document document = new Document(PageSize.A4)
    PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream("test12.pdf"));
    
    //Open the document before adding any content
    document.open();
    
    //Create a table with 3 columns
    PdfPTable pdfPTable = new PdfPTable(3);
    
    //Add Header
    PdfPCell pdfCell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase("S. No."));
    pdfCell.setBackgroundColor(BaseColor.YELLOW);
    pdfPTable.addCell(pdfCell);
    
    pdfCell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase("Author Name"));
    pdfCell.setBackgroundColor(BaseColor.YELLOW);
    pdfPTable.addCell(pdfCell);
    
    pdfCell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase("Photo"));
    pdfCell.setBackgroundColor(BaseColor.YELLOW);
    pdfPTable.addCell(pdfCell);
    
    //Add first row
    pdfPTable.addCell("1");
    pdfPTable.addCell("Sriram Kasireddi");
    pdfPTable.addCell(Image.getInstance("C:\\baby.jpg"));
    
    //Add second row
    pdfPTable.addCell("2");
    pdfPTable.addCell("Sudhakar Kasireddi");
    pdfPTable.addCell(Image.getInstance("C:\\baby.jpg"));
    
    //Add table to document
    document.add(pdfPTable);
    
    //Close the document
    document.close();
  }

}
   

It gives the following output,
test12.jpg


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