Image on rotated page

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31st May 2016

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 * This example was written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to:
package com.itextpdf.samples.sandbox.images;

import com.itextpdf.kernel.geom.PageSize;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfDocument;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.layout.Document;
import com.itextpdf.layout.element.Image;
import com.itextpdf.samples.GenericTest;
import com.itextpdf.test.annotations.type.SampleTest;

import org.junit.experimental.categories.Category;


public class ImageOnRotatedPage extends GenericTest {
    public static final String DEST = "./target/test/resources/sandbox/images/image_on_rotated_page.pdf";
    public static final String IMAGE = "./src/test/resources/img/cardiogram.png";

    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        new ImageOnRotatedPage().manipulatePdf(DEST);

    protected void manipulatePdf(String dest) throws Exception {
        PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfWriter(dest));
        // Note that it is not necessary to create new PageSize object,
        // but for testing reasons (connected to parallelization) we call constructor here
        Document doc = new Document(pdfDoc, new PageSize(PageSize.A4).rotate());
        Image img = new Image(ImageDataFactory.create(IMAGE));
        img.scaleToFit(770, 523);
        float offsetX = (770 - img.getImageScaledWidth()) / 2;
        float offsetY = (523 - img.getImageScaledHeight()) / 2;
        img.setFixedPosition(36 + offsetX, 36 + offsetY);

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