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28th December 2015
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List_Dirty.java
/**
 * Example written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to the following question:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/34488212
 */
package sandbox.xmlworker;

import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.tool.xml.XMLWorkerHelper;

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

@WrapToTest
public class List_Dirty {
    public static final String DEST = "results/xmlworker/list_dirty.pdf";
    public static final String HTML = "resources/xml/list_dirty.html";
    
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new List_Dirty().createPdf(DEST);
    }
        
    /**
     * Creates a PDF with the words "Hello World"
     * @param file
     * @throws IOException
     * @throws DocumentException
     */
    public void createPdf(String file) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        // step 1
        Document document = new Document();
        // step 2
        PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(file));
        writer.setInitialLeading(12);
        // step 3
        document.open();
        // step 4
        XMLWorkerHelper.getInstance().parseXHtml(writer, document,
                new FileInputStream(HTML));
        // step 5
        document.close();
    }
}
List_Clean.java
/**
 * Example written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to the following question:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/34488212
 */
package sandbox.xmlworker;

import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Element;
import com.itextpdf.text.Utilities;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.tool.xml.XMLWorkerHelper;

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

@WrapToTest
public class List_Clean {
    public static final String DEST = "results/xmlworker/list_clean.pdf";
    public static final String HTML = "resources/xml/list_clean.html";
    
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new List_Clean().createPdf(DEST);
    }
        
    /**
     * Creates a PDF with the words "Hello World"
     * @param file
     * @throws IOException
     * @throws DocumentException
     */
    public void createPdf(String file) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        // step 1
        Document document = new Document();
        // step 2
        PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(file));
        writer.setInitialLeading(12);
        // step 3
        document.open();
        // step 4
        XMLWorkerHelper.getInstance().parseXHtml(writer, document,
                new FileInputStream(HTML));
        
        String html = Utilities.readFileToString(HTML);
        String css = "ul { list-style: disc } li { padding: 10px }";
        PdfPTable table = new PdfPTable(1);
        table.setSpacingBefore(20);
        PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell();
        for (Element e : XMLWorkerHelper.parseToElementList(html, css)) {
            cell.addElement(e);
        }
        table.addCell(cell);
        document.add(table);
        // step 5
        document.close();
    }
}
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