How do I set Paragraph alignment in iText?

To set the alignment of a paragraph object we can use the Paragraph.setAlignment() method. We can pass constants such as Paragraph.ALIGN_LEFT, Paragraph.ALIGN_CENTER, Paragraph.ALIGN_RIGHTto the setAlignment() method.

package org.kodejava.itextpdf;

import com.itextpdf.text.Chunk;
import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;

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

public class ParagraphAlignment {
    private static final String CONTENT = """
            Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, \
            sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna \
            aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation \
            ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. \
            Duis aute irure dolor in  reprehenderit in voluptate velit \
            esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint \
            occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia \
            deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.
            """;

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

            // Creates a check for the paragraphs contents
            Chunk chunk = new Chunk(ParagraphAlignment.CONTENT);

            // Creates paragraphs and set the alignment of the paragraph.
            // We use the Paragraph.ALIGN_LEFT, Paragraph.ALIGN_CENTER
            // and Paragraph.ALIGN_RIGHT
            Paragraph para1 = new Paragraph(chunk);
            para1.setAlignment(Paragraph.ALIGN_LEFT);
            para1.setSpacingAfter(50);
            document.add(para1);

            Paragraph para2 = new Paragraph(chunk);
            para2.setAlignment(Paragraph.ALIGN_CENTER);
            para2.setSpacingAfter(50);
            document.add(para2);

            Paragraph para3 = new Paragraph(chunk);
            para3.setAlignment(Paragraph.ALIGN_RIGHT);
            document.add(para3);

            document.close();
        } catch (DocumentException | FileNotFoundException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        }
    }
}

Maven Dependencies

<!--https://search.maven.org/remotecontent?filepath=com/itextpdf/itextpdf/5.5.13.2/itextpdf-5.5.13.2.jar-->
<dependency>
    <groupId>com.itextpdf</groupId>
    <artifactId>itextpdf</artifactId>
    <version>5.5.13.2</version>
</dependency>

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