iText 7: Jump Start Tutorial

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How to use iText 7

This tutorial is the first manual on how to use iText 7, it gives you a quick overview of the basic iText functionality, limited to PDF creation and manipulation. This allows new iText users to discover what's possible, whereas seasoned iText users will spot what's different compared to iText 5.

This eBook will explain everything you need to get started with iText 7:

  • a complete revision of all main classes and interfaces to make them more logical for users on one hand, while keeping them compatible with iText 5 as much as possible on the other hand,

  • a completely new layout module, which surpasses the abilities of the iText 5 ColumnText object, and enables generation of complex PDF layouts,

  • a complete rewrite of the font classes, enabling advanced typography.

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Table of contents

  1. Before we start: installing iText 7
  2. Chapter 1: Introducing basic building blocks
  3. Chapter 2: Adding low-level content
  4. Chapter 3: Using renderers and event handlers
  5. Chapter 4: Making a PDF interactive
  6. Chapter 5: Manipulating an existing PDF document
  7. Chapter 6: Reusing existing PDF documents
  8. Chapter 7: Creating PDF/UA and PDF/A documents

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