Showing special characters

31st May 2016
iText PDF
MathSymbols.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
 */
/**
 * This example was written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to the following question:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31268867/
 */
package com.itextpdf.samples.sandbox.fonts;
 
import com.itextpdf.io.font.PdfEncodings;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.font.PdfFont;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.font.PdfFontFactory;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfDocument;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.layout.Document;
import com.itextpdf.layout.element.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.samples.GenericTest;
import com.itextpdf.test.annotations.type.SampleTest;
 
import org.junit.experimental.categories.Category;
 
import java.io.File;
 
@Category(SampleTest.class)
public class MathSymbols extends GenericTest {
    public static final String DEST = "./target/test/resources/sandbox/fonts/math_symbols.pdf";
    public static final String FONT = "./src/test/resources/font/FreeSans.ttf";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new MathSymbols().manipulatePdf(DEST);
    }
 
    @Override
    protected void manipulatePdf(String dest) throws Exception {
        PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfWriter(DEST));
        Document doc = new Document(pdfDoc);
 
        PdfFont f1 = PdfFontFactory.createFont(FONT, PdfEncodings.CP1250, true);
        Paragraph p1 = new Paragraph("Testing of letters \u010c,\u0106,\u0160,\u017d,\u0110").setFont(f1);
        doc.add(p1);
 
        PdfFont f2 = PdfFontFactory.createFont(FONT, PdfEncodings.IDENTITY_H);
        Paragraph p2 = new Paragraph("Testing of letters \u010c,\u0106,\u0160,\u017d,\u0110").setFont(f2);
        doc.add(p2);
 
        doc.close();
    }
}
RupeeSymbol.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:
 * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26360814/rupee-symbol-is-not-showing-in-android
 */
package com.itextpdf.samples.sandbox.fonts;
 
import com.itextpdf.io.font.PdfEncodings;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.font.PdfFont;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.font.PdfFontFactory;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfDocument;
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.PdfWriter;
import com.itextpdf.layout.Document;
import com.itextpdf.layout.element.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.samples.GenericTest;
import com.itextpdf.test.annotations.type.SampleTest;
import org.junit.experimental.categories.Category;
 
import java.io.File;
 
@Category(SampleTest.class)
public class RupeeSymbol extends GenericTest {
    public static final String DEST = "./target/test/resources/sandbox/fonts/rupee_symbol.pdf";
 
    public static final String FONT1 = "./src/test/resources/font/PlayfairDisplay-Regular.ttf";
    public static final String FONT2 = "./src/test/resources/font/PT_Sans-Web-Regular.ttf";
    public static final String FONT3 = "./src/test/resources/font/FreeSans.ttf";
    public static final String RUPEE = "The Rupee character \u20B9 and the Rupee symbol \u20A8";
 
    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        File file = new File(DEST);
        file.getParentFile().mkdirs();
        new RupeeSymbol().manipulatePdf(DEST);
    }
 
    @Override
    protected void manipulatePdf(String dest) throws Exception {
        PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfWriter(DEST));
        Document doc = new Document(pdfDoc);
        PdfFont font1 = PdfFontFactory.createFont(FONT1, PdfEncodings.IDENTITY_H);
        PdfFont font2 = PdfFontFactory.createFont(FONT2, PdfEncodings.IDENTITY_H);
        PdfFont font3 = PdfFontFactory.createFont(FONT3, PdfEncodings.IDENTITY_H);
        PdfFont font4 = PdfFontFactory.createFont(FONT3, PdfEncodings.WINANSI, true);
 
        doc.add(new Paragraph(RUPEE).setFont(font1));
        doc.add(new Paragraph(RUPEE).setFont(font2));
        doc.add(new Paragraph(RUPEE).setFont(font3));
        doc.add(new Paragraph(RUPEE).setFont(font4));
        doc.close();
    }
}

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