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MohamedAhmed Ibrahim
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I generated a pdf file using itext library . I want to change the font type , style , size , color and so on in the table inside that pdf file.In general i want to change everything in any table inside the generated pdf file from java.
Thank you very much for your help
Tim Moores
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It's just about impossible to change layout and formatting once a PDF has been generated. It's much easier to recreate the PDF from scratch with the correct formatting.
MohamedAhmed Ibrahim
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I can format every thing in the pdf file but i cannot format the table inside it
Hussein Baghdadi
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MohamedAhmed Ibrahim wrote:I can format every thing in the pdf file but i cannot format the table inside it

You can reformat everything after the PDF is generated?
MohamedAhmed Ibrahim
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I need to format the tables in java code , how can i do that ?
Winston Gutkowski
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MohamedAhmed Ibrahim wrote:I need to format the tables in java code , how can i do that ?

Seems to me that you need to search the iText API documentation. Or find an iText forum and ask these questions there.

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Tim Moores
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MohamedAhmed Ibrahim wrote:I can format every thing in the pdf file but i cannot format the table inside it

Do you mean after the fact? Initially it's certainly possible to format everything in a PDF, including table contents, in any way you like.
MohamedAhmed Ibrahim
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I do not know if i was not clear enough .
I need to format the tables in pdf file generated by java using itext library. I can not change the font style or size of the table or anything related with the table
Stanley Mungai
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Joined: Dec 09, 2011
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Try This mY friend. It defines the Font type and the Size you want to use even in the Table.
Font f4 = new Font(Font.NORMAL, 13, Font.BOLD);
f4.setColor(new java.awt.Color(0, 61, 126));
Paragraph p4 = new Paragraph(firstline, f4);
p4.setAlignment(Element.TABLE);
PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(1);
table.setWidthPercentage(100);
PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell();
cell.setBorder(Rectangle.BOTTOM);
cell.setBorderWidthBottom(1f);
cell.setUseBorderPadding(true);
cell.setPadding(0);
cell.setBorderColor(new java.awt.Color(0, 61, 126));
cell.addElement(p4);
table.addCell(cell);

output.add(table);


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