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8th November 2015
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The Chapter and Section objects are being abandoned. They don't have any added value. Creating of bookmarks is done using the PdfOutline object.



ChapterAndTitle.java
/**
 * Example written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28431148/itext-chapter-font-overrides-paragraph-font
 */
package sandbox.objects;

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

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import sandbox.WrapToTest;

@WrapToTest
public class ChapterAndTitle {
    public static final String DEST = "results/objects/chapter_title.pdf";
    
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new ChapterAndTitle().createPdf(DEST);
    }
    
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));
        document.open();
        Font chapterFont = FontFactory.getFont(FontFactory.HELVETICA, 16, Font.BOLDITALIC);
        Font paragraphFont = FontFactory.getFont(FontFactory.HELVETICA, 12, Font.NORMAL);
        Chunk chunk = new Chunk("This is the title", chapterFont);
        Chapter chapter = new Chapter(new Paragraph(chunk), 1);
        chapter.setNumberDepth(0);
        chapter.add(new Paragraph("This is the paragraph", paragraphFont));
        document.add(chapter);
        document.close();
    }
}
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