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/* $Id: underlined_text.java,v 1.6 2013/01/15 10:12:08 stm Exp $

 * Underlined Text:

 * Create underlined text

 *

 * Place an underlined text line with standard and individual underline width

 * and position. Place a Textflow with several words underlined.

 *

 * 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 underlined_text

{

    public static void main (String argv[])

    {

    pdflib p = null;


    String outfile = "underlined_text.pdf";

    String title = "Underlined Text";

    int tf = -1, font;

    final double llx= 50, lly=50, urx=500, ury=800;

    String result;


    final String optlist =

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

        "fillcolor={gray 0} alignment=justify charref";


    /* Dummy text for filling the columns. Soft hyphens are marked with the

     * character reference "­" (character references are enabled by the

     * charref option).

     */

    final String text=

         "<underline>Our paper planes<underline=false> are the <underline>" +

         "ideal<underline=false> way of passing the time. We offer " +

         "<underline=true>re&shy;volu&shy;tionary<underline=false> new " +

         "develop&shy;ments 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. All our models are " +

         "fol&shy;ded from one paper sheet. They are exclu&shy;sively folded " +

         "with&shy;out using any adhesive. Several models are equipped with " +

         "a folded landing gear enabling a <underline>safe landing" +

         "<underline=false> on the intended loca&shy;tion provided that you " +

         "have aimed well. Other models are able to fly loops or cover long " +

         "distances. Let them start from a vista point in the mountains " +

         "and see where they touch the ground. ";

   

    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: 1.6 $");

       

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

        if (font == -1)

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

       

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

       

        p.setfont(font, 20);

               

        /* Create a text line with standard underline settings */

        p.fit_textline("Our paper planes are the ideal way of passing the time",

            llx, ury-50, "underline");

       

        /* Create a text line with individual underline settings */

        p.fit_textline("Our paper planes are the ideal way of passing the time",

            llx, ury-100, "underline underlinewidth=3 underlineposition=-40%");

       

        /* Create a Textflow with standard underline settings */

        tf = p.create_textflow(text, optlist);

        if (tf == -1)

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

 

        result = p.fit_textflow(tf, llx, lly-200, urx, ury-200, "");

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

                /* Check for further action */

        }

        p.delete_textflow(tf);

       

        /* Create a Textflow with individual underline settings */

        tf = p.create_textflow(text, optlist + " leading=160% " +

            "underlinewidth=2 underlineposition=-30%");

        if (tf == -1)

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

       

        result = p.fit_textflow(tf, llx, lly-400, urx, ury-400, "");

        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();

            }

        }

    }

}