How do I create Roman or Greek numeral list in iText?

To create a Roman or Greek numeral list we can use special implementation list in the iText. The com.itextpdf.text.RomanList represent a Roman numeral list while the com.itextpdf.text.GreekList represent a Greek numeral list.

The list item can be created using the com.itextpdf.text.ListItem class. Let’s check out an example below:

package org.kodejava.itextpdf;

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


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

            List roman = new RomanList();
            roman.add(new ListItem("Item 1"));
            roman.add(new ListItem("Item 2"));
            roman.add(new ListItem("Item 3"));

            List greek = new GreekList();
            greek.add(new ListItem("Item 1"));
            greek.add(new ListItem("Item 2"));
            greek.add(new ListItem("Item 3"));
        } catch (DocumentException | FileNotFoundException e) {
        } finally {

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