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8th November 2015

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 * This code sample was written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to this question:
package sandbox.objects;

import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.Font;
import com.itextpdf.text.Phrase;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.BaseFont;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.VerticalText;

import sandbox.WrapToTest;

public class VTExample {

    public static final String DEST = "results/objects/vertical_text.pdf";
    public static final String FONT = "resources/fonts/FreeSans.ttf";
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        new VTExample().createPdf(DEST);
    public void createPdf(String dest) throws IOException, DocumentException {
        Document document = new Document();
        PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream(dest));;
        BaseFont bf = BaseFont.createFont(
            FONT, BaseFont.IDENTITY_V, BaseFont.NOT_EMBEDDED);
        Font font = new Font(bf, 20);
        VerticalText vt = new VerticalText(writer.getDirectContent());
        vt.setVerticalLayout(559, 806, 770, 29, 18);
        vt.addText(new Phrase("Hello World !!!", font));

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