I need to merge 2 paragraphs, the first is a sequence of dots, and the second is the text that I want write on dots:
Paragraph pdots1 = new Paragraph( "..................................................", font10); Paragraph pnote= new Paragraph("Some text on the dots", font10);
I tried to play with:
pnote.setExtraParagraphSpace(-15); But this messes up the next paragraphs.
It's not a good idea to use a
String with dots when you need a dotted line. It's better to use a dotted line created using the
DottedLine class. See for instance the UnderlineWithDottedLine example:
PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument(new PdfWriter(dest)); Document doc = new Document(pdfDoc); doc.add(new Paragraph("This line will be underlined with a dotted line.").setMarginBottom(0)); doc.add(new LineSeparator(new DottedLine(1, 2)).setMarginTop(-4)); doc.close();
In this example (see underline_dotted.pdf for the result), I add the line under the baseline of the paragraph (using the
setMarginTop() method of
LineSeparator with negative value) and I define a
lineWidth of 1 point and
gap of 2 points between the dots (using the constructor of
Click How to underline text with a dotted line? if you want to see how to answer this question in iText 5.