How to add inline spacing in a PdfPCell?
I need to add space between two parts of a line in a PdfPCell.
Chunk chunk = new Chunk("Received Rs(In Words) : " + " " + myDataTable.Tables.Rows["Recieved"].ToString(), font8); PdfPTable PdfPTable = new PdfPTable(1); PdfPCell PdfPCell =new PdfPCell(new Phrase(Chunk )); PdfPCell .Border = PdfCell.NO_BORDER; PdfPTable .AddCell(PdfPCell );
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Based on your code snippet, I assume that you want to separate
"Received Rs (in Words):" from
"Priceless", but it's not clear to me what you want to happen if there is more than one line, so I'm proposing 3 options in the hope that one of them solves your problem. You can find these options in the CellWithGlue example.
table = new Table(2); table.setHorizontalAlignment(HorizontalAlignment.LEFT); table.setWidthPercent(60); table.setMarginBottom(20); table.setBorder(new SolidBorder(1)); cell = new Cell().add(new Paragraph("Received Rs (in Words):")); cell.setBorder(null); table.addCell(cell); cell = new Cell().add(new Paragraph("Priceless")); cell.setTextAlignment(TextAlignment.RIGHT); cell.setBorder(null); table.addCell(cell); doc.add(table);
In this example, I put
"Received Rs (in Words):" and
"Priceless" in two different cells, and I align the content of the first cell to the left (by default) and the content of the second cell to the right. This creates space between the two
// same code as above, except for: table.setWidthPercentage(50);
I decreased the width of the table to show you what happens if some content doesn't fit a cell. As we didn't define any widths for the columns, the two columns will have an equal width, but as
"Received Rs (in Words):" needs more space than
"Priceless", the text doesn't fit the width of the cell and it is wrapped. We could avoid this, by defining a larger with for the first column when compared to the second column.
table = new Table(1); table.setHorizontalAlignment(HorizontalAlignment.LEFT); table.setWidthPercent(50); Paragraph p = new Paragraph(); p.add(new Text("Received Rs (In Words):")); p.addTabStops(new TabStop(1000, TabAlignment.RIGHT)); p.add(new Tab()); p.add(new Text("Priceless")); table.addCell(new Cell().add(p)); doc.add(table);
This example is very close to what you have, but instead of introducing space characters to create space, I introduce a special chunk: new TabStop()). This chunk will separate the two parts by introducing as much space as possible.
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