How do I create ZapfDingbats List in iText?

This example show you how to use the com.itextpdf.text.ZapfDingbatsList class to create a ZapfDingbatsList list using the iText pdf library.

package org.kodejava.example.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.*;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;

import java.io.FileNotFoundException;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;

public class ZapfDingbatsListDemo {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Document doc = new Document();
        try {
            PdfWriter.getInstance(doc, new FileOutputStream("ZapfDingbats.pdf"));
            doc.open();

            // Create a ZapfDingbatsList with char number 50
            List zapf1 = new ZapfDingbatsList(50);
            zapf1.add(new ListItem("Item 1"));
            zapf1.add(new ListItem("Item 2"));
            zapf1.add(new ListItem("Item 3"));
            doc.add(zapf1);

            // Create a ZapfDingbatsList with char number 55 and indent
            // it by 30.
            List zapf2 = new ZapfDingbatsList(55, 30);
            zapf2.add(new ListItem("Item 1"));
            zapf2.add(new ListItem("Item 2"));
            zapf2.add(new ListItem("Item 3"));
            doc.add(zapf2);
        } catch (DocumentException | FileNotFoundException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        } finally {
            doc.close();
        }
    }
}

Maven Dependencies

<!-- http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/com/itextpdf/itextpdf/5.5.10/itextpdf-5.5.10.jar -->
<dependency>
    <groupId>com.itextpdf</groupId>
    <artifactId>itextpdf</artifactId>
    <version>5.5.10</version>
</dependency>

Wayan Saryada

Programmer, runner, recreational diver, live in the island of Bali, Indonesia. Mostly programming in Java, creating web based application with Spring Framework, Hibernate / JPA.

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