How to Create the Table In Pdf in java


In this core java tutorial we will learn How to Create the Table In Pdf in java using iText library - core java tutorial with program and examples.

We will generate PDF files in java using iText library. PDF files can be generated dynamically in java using iText library.

We will create PdfPTable (com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable) and then create cells ( com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell) and then add those cells to table in java in pdf in itext.




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Program/Example to How to Create the Table In Pdf in java - Using iText library - core java tutorial

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.OutputStream;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
/**
*
*  How to Create the Table In Pdf Example Using
*  iText library - core java tutorial
*
*/
public class CreatingTableInPdfExample {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
          try {
                 String pdfFilePath = "e:/Creating Table In Pdf Example.pdf";
                 OutputStream fos = new FileOutputStream(new File(pdfFilePath));
                 Document document = new Document();
                 PdfWriter.getInstance(document, fos);
                 document.open();
                 /**
                 * Now, we will create table in PDF file
                 */
                 PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(3); // Create 3 columns in table.
                 // Create cells
                 PdfPCell cell1 = new PdfPCell(new Paragraph("Cell 1"));
                 PdfPCell cell2 = new PdfPCell(new Paragraph("Cell 2"));
                 PdfPCell cell3 = new PdfPCell(new Paragraph("Cell 3"));
                 // Add cells in table
                 table.addCell(cell1);
                 table.addCell(cell2);
                 table.addCell(cell3);
                 // Add table in document
                 document.add(table);
                 document.close();
                 fos.close();
                 System.out.println("PDF created in >> " + pdfFilePath);
          } catch (Exception e) {
                 e.printStackTrace();
          }
   }
}
/* Output of above program
PDF created in >> e:/Creating Table In Pdf Example.pdf
*/


PDF formed after executing above java program(How to Create the Table In Pdf in java) will look like this >


Summary -
So in this core java tutorial we learned How to Create the Table In Pdf in java using iText library.
We created PdfPTable (com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable) and then created cells ( com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell) and then added those cells to table in java in pdf in itext.




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