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/* $Id: simulated_fontstyles.java,v 1.7 2013/01/15 10:11:58 stm Exp $

 * Simulated font styles:

 * Create simulated italic or bold text output

 *

 * Output text lines and Textflows with simulated obliqued or bold font, which

 * is useful if a real italic or bold variant of the font is not available.

 *

 * Required software: PDFlib/PDFlib+PDI/PPS 9

 * Required data: none

 */

package com.pdflib.cookbook.pdflib.fonts;


import com.pdflib.pdflib;

import com.pdflib.PDFlibException;


public class simulated_fontstyles

{

    public static void main (String argv[])

    {

    /* This is where the data files are. Adjust as necessary. */

    String searchpath = "../input";

    String outfile = "simulated_fontstyles.pdf";

    String title = "Simulated Font Styles";


    pdflib p = null;

    int font, tf = -1;

    String result, optlist;

 

    String textline = "Our Paper Planes";


    String textflow =

        "Our paper planes are the ideal way of passing the time. We offer " +

        "revolutionary new developments of the traditional common paper " +

        "planes. If your lesson, conference, or lecture turn out to be " +

        "deadly boring, you can have a wonderful time with our planes.";


    try {

        p = new pdflib();


        p.set_option("searchpath={" + searchpath + "}");


        /* This means we must check return values of load_font() etc. */

        p.set_option("errorpolicy=return");


        /* Set an output path according to the name of the topic */

        if (p.begin_document(outfile, "") == -1)

            throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());


        p.set_info("Creator", "PDFlib Cookbook");

        p.set_info("Title", title + " $Revision: 1.7 $");


        /* Start Page */

        p.begin_page_ext(0, 0, "width=a4.width height=a4.height");


        /* Load the font */

        font = p.load_font("GenR102", "unicode", "");


        if (font == -1)

            throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());

       


        /* Place a text line with a simulated italic angle of -12. The

         * characters will be slanted by 12 degrees to the right.

         */

        optlist = "font=" + font + " fontsize=20 " + "italicangle=-12";

        p.fit_textline(textline + " (italicangle=-12)", 100, 750, optlist);

       

       

        /* Place a text line with a simulated bold font style */

        optlist = "font=" + font + " fontsize=20 " + "fakebold=true";

        p.fit_textline(textline + " (fakebold=true)", 100, 650, optlist);


           

        /* Place a Textflow with a simulated italic angle of -12. The

         * characters will be slanted by 12 degrees to the right. 

         */

        optlist = "font=" + font +  " fontsize=20  italicangle=-12";


        tf = p.add_textflow(-1, "(italicangle=-12)\n" + textflow, optlist);

        if (tf == -1)

            throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());


        result = p.fit_textflow(tf, 100, 350, 450, 550, "");

        if (!result.equals("_stop"))

        {

            /* Check for errors or more text to be placed */

        }

        p.delete_textflow(tf);

       

       

        /* Place a Textflow with a simulated bold font style */ 

        optlist = "font=" + font +  " fontsize=20  fakebold=true";

       

        tf = p.add_textflow(-1, "(fakebold=true)\n" + textflow, optlist);

        if (tf == -1)

            throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());


        result = p.fit_textflow(tf, 100, 100, 450, 300, "");

        if (!result.equals("_stop"))

        {

            /* Check for errors or more text to be placed */

        }

        p.delete_textflow(tf);

       

        p.end_page_ext("");


        p.end_document("");


        } catch (PDFlibException e) {

            System.err.print("PDFlib exception occurred:\n");

            System.err.print("[" + e.get_errnum() + "] " + e.get_apiname() +

                ": " + e.get_errmsg() + "\n");

        } catch (Exception e) {

            System.err.println(e.getMessage());

        } finally {

            if (p != null) {

                p.delete();

            }

        }

    }

}