Installing iText 7 pdfCalligraph for Java developers

Thank you for your interest in our pdf tool for typography add-on - pdfCalligraph, we hope you will enjoy using our product and share your experiences with us and the iText community. We will walk you through the installation process, from downloading iText 7 pdfCalligraph to adding the dependency to your Java building tool.

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Before you install

Installation

iText 7 pdfCalligraph is available on the iText Artifactory server. Here you can also find the license key library and iText 7 Core - you require an additional license key.

You can add this server as an additional Maven repository in the repositories section of your pom.xml or settings.xml, as described in the Maven documentation. Maven will then automatically query this repository for the add-on .jar files.

You can also browse the iText Artifactory server and download jars manually.

1. Add repository to .pom project file

<!-- All add-ons and iText 7 core-->
<repositories>
  <repository>
    <id>itext</id>
    <name>iText Repository - releases</name>
    <url>https://repo.itextsupport.com/releases</url>
  </repository>
</repositories>

2. Add the pdfCalligraph dependency to .pom project file

<properties>
       <itext.version>RELEASE</itext.version>
</properties>
<dependencies>
	<!-- pdfCalligraph -->
  <dependency>
    <groupId>com.itextpdf</groupId>
    <artifactId>typography</artifactId>
    <version>${itext.pdfcalligraph.version}</version>
  </dependency>
</dependencies>

 

Compatibility Matrix

Use our easy compatibility matrix tool to find more information about the compatibility between your current iText Core/Community version and our add-ons and 3rd-party standalone applications

Add-ons 7.1.5

iText 7 Core

7.1.5

iText 7 Community

7.1.5

pdf2Data

2.0.0 - 2.1.2

pdfHTML

2.1.2

More add-ons 7.1.5

pdfDebug

2.0.1

pdfSweep

2.0.3

pdfXFA

2.0.1

pdfCalligraph

2.0.3

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