Embed Image in PDF with iText


How to embed images in PDF using iText Java Library?

✍: FYIcenter.com


Here is a tutorial for creating a PDF document with an embedded image using iText Java Library.

1. Create a Java file, EmbeddedImage.java:

 * An image embedded in text in PDF with iText
import com.itextpdf.kernel.pdf.*;
import com.itextpdf.layout.*;
import com.itextpdf.layout.element.*;
import com.itextpdf.io.image.*;
import java.io.*;

public class EmbeddedImage {
  public static void main(String args[]) throws IOException {
    PdfWriter writer = new PdfWriter("image.pdf");
    PdfDocument pdf = new PdfDocument(writer);
    Document document = new Document(pdf);
    Image fox = new Image(ImageDataFactory.create("fox.bmp"));
    Paragraph p = new Paragraph("The quick brown ")
      .add(" jumps over the lazy dog.");

2. Run the Java program iText 7 Java Library.

fyicenter$ java -cp java -cp kernel-7.1.4.jar:layout-7.1.4.jar: \
  io-7.1.4.jar:slf4j-api-1.7.31.jar \

fyicenter$ ls -l *.pdf 
  11683 image.pdf

3. View the new PDF, image.pdf, in a browser. You see a PDF page with an embedded image.

Embedded Image in PDF with iText Java Library
Embedded Image in PDF with iText Java Library


Draw Shape in PDF with iText

Bullet List in PDF with iText

Using iText Library in Java Programs

⇑⇑ iText for PDF Generation

2021-11-13, 864🔥, 0💬