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/* $Id: bulleted_list.java,v 1.9 2013/01/15 10:12:08 stm Exp $

 * Bulleted list:

 * Output a bulleted list

 *

 * Use the "leftindent" option of add_textflow() to create a bulleted or

 * numbered list, respectively. Use "leftindent=0" for adding the bullet or

 * number and "leftindent=22" for adding the list item.

 *

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

 * Required data: none

 */

package com.pdflib.cookbook.pdflib.text_output;


import com.pdflib.pdflib;

import com.pdflib.PDFlibException;


public class bulleted_list

{

    public static void main (String argv[])

    {

    pdflib p = null;


    String outfile = "bulleted_list.pdf";

    String title = "Bulleted List";

    int tf = -1, i;

    final double llx=50, lly=200, urx=500, ury=700;

    String result;

    String num_optlist, item_optlist;

   

    final String head_optlist =

        "fontname=Helvetica-Bold fontsize=14 encoding=unicode " +

        "fillcolor={cmyk 1 0.5 0.2 0}";

   

    final String items [] = {

        "Long Distance Glider\nWith this paper rocket you can send all your " +

        "messages even when sitting in a hall or in the cinema pretty near " +

        "the back.",


        "Giant Wing\nAn unbelievable sailplane! It is amazingly robust and " +

        "can even do aerobatics. But it is best suited to gliding.",


        "Cone Head Rocket\nThis paper arrow can be thrown with big swing. " +

        "We launched it from the roof of a hotel. It stayed in the air a " +

        "long time and covered a considerable distance.",


        "Super Dart\nThe super dart can fly giant loops with a radius of 4 " +

        "or 5 meters and cover very long distances. Its heavy cone point is " +

        "slightly bowed upwards to get the lift required for loops."

    };

       

    try {

        p = new pdflib();


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

        p.set_option("errorpolicy=return");


        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: 1.9 $");

       

       

        /* ----------------------

         * Create a bulleted list

         * ----------------------

         */

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

       

        /* Create the Textflow. First, add a heading */

        tf = p.add_textflow(tf, "Page 1: Bulleted list\n\n\n", head_optlist);

        if (tf == -1)

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

       

        /* Add list bullets and items. For the list bullets, use "leftindent=0"

         * and for the items, use "leftindent=22" to indent the item text.

         * For list bullets, use the "escapesequence" option to enable PDFlib to

         * resolve "\\xB7" as the hexadecimal code "0xB7" for the bullet in the

         * Symbol font.

         */

        num_optlist =

            "fontname=Symbol fontsize=12 encoding=builtin escapesequence " +

            "fillcolor={cmyk 1 0.5 0.2 0} leftindent=0";

       

        item_optlist =

            "fontname=Helvetica fontsize=12 encoding=unicode " +

            "fillcolor={gray 0} alignment=justify leading=140% leftindent=22";

       

        for (i = 0; i < 4; i++) {

            tf = p.add_textflow(tf, "\\xB7", num_optlist);

            if (tf == -1)

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

           

            tf = p.add_textflow(tf, items[i] + "\n\n", item_optlist);

            if (tf == -1)

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

        }

       

        /* Place the Textflow */

        result = p.fit_textflow(tf, llx, lly, urx, ury, "");

        if (!result.equals("_stop")) {

            /* Check for further action */

        }

       

        p.delete_textflow(tf);

       

        p.end_page_ext("");

       

         

        /* ----------------------

         * Create a numbered list

         * ----------------------

         */

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

       

        /* Create the Textflow. First, add a heading */

        tf = -1;

       

        tf = p.add_textflow(tf, "Page 2: Numbered list\n\n\n", head_optlist);

        if (tf == -1)

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

       

        /* Add list numbers and list items. For the list numbers, use

         * "leftindent=0" and for the items, use "leftindent=22" to indent the

         * item text.

         */

        num_optlist =

            "fontname=Helvetica-Bold fontsize=12 encoding=unicode " +

            "fillcolor={cmyk 1 0.5 0.2 0} leftindent=0";

       

        item_optlist =

            "fontname=Helvetica fontsize=12 encoding=unicode " +

            "fillcolor={gray 0} alignment=justify leading=140% leftindent=22";

       

        for (i = 0; i < 4; i++) {

            tf = p.add_textflow(tf, Integer.toString(i + 1),

                num_optlist);

            if (tf == -1)

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

           

            tf = p.add_textflow(tf, items[i] + "\n\n", item_optlist);

            if (tf == -1)

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

        }

       

        /* Place the Textflow */

        result = p.fit_textflow(tf, llx, lly, urx, ury, "");

        if (!result.equals("_stop")) {

                /* Check for further action */

        }

       

        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();

            }

        }

    }

}