Cell borders (without cell or table events)

31st May 2016
iText
ColoredBorder.java
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/*
    This file is part of the iText (R) project.
    Copyright (c) 1998-2019 iText Group NV
    Authors: iText Software.
 
    For more information, please contact iText Software at this address:
    sales@itextpdf.com
 */
/**
 * Example written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to the following question:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35073619
 */
package com.itextpdf.samples.sandbox.tables;
 
import com.itextpdf.kernel.colors.ColorConstants;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfDocument;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.layout.Document;
import com.itextpdf.layout.borders.SolidBorder;
import com.itextpdf.layout.element.Cell;
import com.itextpdf.layout.element.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.layout.element.Table;
import com.itextpdf.layout.property.UnitValue;
 
import java.io.File;
 
public class ColoredBorder {
    public static final String DEST = "./target/sandbox/tables/colored_border.pdf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new ColoredBorder().manipulatePdf(DEST);
    }
 
    protected void manipulatePdf(String dest) throws Exception {
        PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfWriter(dest));
        Document doc = new Document(pdfDoc);
 
        Table table;
        table = new Table(UnitValue.createPercentArray(2)).useAllAvailableWidth();
        Cell cell;
        cell = new Cell().add(new Paragraph("Cell 1"));
        cell.setBorderTop(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.RED, 1));
        cell.setBorderBottom(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.BLUE, 1));
        table.addCell(cell);
        cell = new Cell().add(new Paragraph("Cell 2"));
        cell.setBorderLeft(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.GREEN, 5));
        cell.setBorderTop(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.YELLOW, 8));
        table.addCell(cell);
        cell = new Cell().add(new Paragraph("Cell 3"));
        cell.setBorderLeft(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.RED, 1));
        cell.setBorderBottom(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.BLUE, 1));
        table.addCell(cell);
        cell = new Cell().add(new Paragraph("Cell 4"));
        cell.setBorderLeft(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.GREEN, 5));
        cell.setBorderTop(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.YELLOW, 8));
        table.addCell(cell);
 
        doc.add(table);
 
        doc.close();
    }
}
ColoredBorder.cs
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/*
    This file is part of the iText (R) project.
    Copyright (c) 1998-2019 iText Group NV
    Authors: iText Software.
 
    For more information, please contact iText Software at this address:
    sales@itextpdf.com
 */
 
using System;
using System.IO;
using iText.Kernel.Colors;
using iText.Kernel.Pdf;
using iText.Layout;
using iText.Layout.Borders;
using iText.Layout.Element;
using iText.Layout.Properties;
 
namespace iText.Samples.Sandbox.Tables
{
    public class ColoredBorder
    {
        public static readonly string DEST = "../../results/sandbox/tables/colored_border.pdf";
 
        public static void Main(String[] args)
        {
            FileInfo file = new FileInfo(DEST);
            file.Directory.Create();
 
            new ColoredBorder().ManipulatePdf(DEST);
        }
 
        private void ManipulatePdf(string dest)
        {
            PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfWriter(dest));
            Document doc = new Document(pdfDoc);
            
            Table table = new Table(UnitValue.CreatePercentArray(2)).UseAllAvailableWidth();
            
            Cell cell = new Cell().Add(new Paragraph("Cell 1"));
            cell.SetBorderTop(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.RED, 1));
            cell.SetBorderBottom(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.BLUE, 1));
            table.AddCell(cell);
 
            cell = new Cell().Add(new Paragraph("Cell 2"));
            cell.SetBorderLeft(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.GREEN, 5));
            cell.SetBorderTop(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.YELLOW, 8));
            table.AddCell(cell);
 
            cell = new Cell().Add(new Paragraph("Cell 3"));
            cell.SetBorderLeft(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.RED, 1));
            cell.SetBorderBottom(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.BLUE, 1));
            table.AddCell(cell);
 
            cell = new Cell().Add(new Paragraph("Cell 4"));
            cell.SetBorderLeft(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.GREEN, 5));
            cell.SetBorderTop(new SolidBorder(ColorConstants.YELLOW, 8));
            table.AddCell(cell);
 
            doc.Add(table);
 
            doc.Close();
        }
    }
}

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