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/* $Id: starter_textline.java,v 1.5 2013/01/15 10:12:08 stm Exp $

 * Starter text line:

 * Demonstrate various options for placing a text line

 *

 * Place a text line with different font sizes.

 * Output overlined, stroke out, and underlined text.

 * Output text and define character spacing, work spacing, or horizontal

 * scaling.

 * Output text with a defined fill color. Output text including its outlines

 * with a defined stroke color.

 * Place text into a box at various positions. Place text completely into a box

 * with automatic scaling if required.

 *

 * 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 starter_textline

{

    public static void main (String argv[])

    {

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

    String searchpath = "../input";

    String outfile = "starter_textline.pdf";

    String title = "Starter Text Line";


    pdflib p = null;

    int font, x = 10, xt = 280, y = 800, yoff = 50;

    String optlist;

    String textline = "Giant Wing Paper Plane";


    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: 1.5 $");


        /* Start Page */

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


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


        if (font == -1)

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

       

        /* Set the font with a font size of 14 */

        p.setfont(font, 14);



        /* Place the text line without any options applied */

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y, "");

       

        /* Output descriptive text */

        p.fit_textline("fit_textline() without any options", xt, y,

            "fontsize=12");

       

       

        /* Place the text with a different font size */

        optlist = "fontsize=22";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place stroke out text */

        optlist = "strikeout";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place underlined text */

        optlist = "underline underlinewidth=7% underlineposition=-20%";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place overlined text */

        optlist = "overline";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place the text with a horizontal scaling of 150% */

        optlist = "horizscaling=150%";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place the text with a character spacing of 30% of the font size */

        optlist = "charspacing=30%";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place the text with a word spacing of 50% of the font size */

        optlist = "wordspacing=50%";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place the text with a different fill color */

        optlist = "fillcolor={rgb 0.5 0.2 0.5}";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist);

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y, "fontsize=12");

       

       

        /* Place the text including its outlines using a text rendering mode of

         * 2 for "filling and stroking text" and different fill and stroke

         * colors

         */

        optlist =

            "fontsize=22 fillcolor={rgb 0.6 0.3 0.6} strokecolor={gray 0} " +

            "strokewidth=0.4 textrendering=2";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist);

       

        /* Output descriptive text */

        p.fit_textline("fillcolor={rgb 0.6 0.3 0.6} strokecolor={gray 0} ",

            xt, y+10, "fontsize=12");

        p.fit_textline("strokewidth=0.4 textrendering=2 fontsize=22",

            xt, y-5, "fontsize=12");

       

       

        /* Place the text with its outlines using a text rendering mode of

         * 1 for "stroking text" and a stroke color of black

         */

        optlist =

            "fontsize=22 strokecolor={gray 0} strokewidth=0.4 textrendering=1";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist);

       

        /* Output descriptive text */

        p.fit_textline("strokecolor={gray 0} strokewidth=0.4", xt, y+10,

            "fontsize=12");

        p.fit_textline("textrendering=1 fontsize=22", xt, y-=5,

            "fontsize=12");

       

       

        /* Place the text in a box with default positioning and fitting */

        optlist = "boxsize={200 20} showborder";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y+3, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Place the text in a box on the top right */

        optlist = "boxsize={200 20} position={top right} showborder";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y+3, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Use "fitmethod=clip" to place the text in a box not large enough to

         * show the complete text. The text will be clipped.

         */

        optlist = "boxsize={130 20} fitmethod=clip showborder";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y+3, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

       

       

        /* Fit the text into the box automatically with "fitmethod=auto".

         * In this case, if the text doesn't fit into the box a distortion

         * factor is calculated which makes the text fit into the box. If this

         * factor is larger than the "shrinklimit" option the text will

         * be distorted by that factor. Otherwise, the font size will be

         * be decreased until until the text fits into the box.

         */

                   

        /* Use "fitmethod=auto" to place the text in a box not large enough to

         * show the complete text. The text will be distorted.

         */

        optlist = "boxsize={130 20} fitmethod=auto showborder";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y+3, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

     

       

        /* Use "fitmethod=auto" to place the text in a box too small to show the

         * complete text. The font size will be reduced until the text fits into

         * the box.

         */

        optlist = "boxsize={100 20} fitmethod=auto showborder";

       

        p.fit_textline(textline, x, y-=yoff, optlist); /* sample text */

        p.fit_textline(optlist, xt, y+3, "fontsize=12"); /* description */

             

        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();

            }

        }

    }

}