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/* $Id: starter_table.java,v 1.13 2013/02/27 15:24:53 stm Exp $
 * Table starter:
 * Create table which may span multiple pages
 *
 * Required software: PDFlib/PDFlib+PDI/PPS 9
 * Required data: image file
 */
package com.pdflib.cookbook.pdflib.table;

import com.pdflib.pdflib;
import com.pdflib.PDFlibException;

public class starter_table {
    public static void main(String argv[]) {
        /* This is where the data files are. Adjust as necessary. */
        String searchpath = "../input";
        String outfile = "starter_table.pdf";
        String title = "Starter Table";

        String imagefile = "nesrin.jpg";

        int row, col, font, image, tf = -1, tbl = -1;
        final int rowmax = 50, colmax = 5;

        pdflib p = null;
        final double llx = 50, lly = 50, urx = 550, ury = 800;
        String headertext = "Table header (centered across all columns)";
        String result;
        String optlist;

        /* Dummy text for filling a cell with multi-line Textflow */
        final String tf_text = "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur "
            + "adi­pi­sicing elit, sed do eius­mod tempor "
            + "incidi­dunt ut labore et dolore magna ali­qua. Ut enim ad "
            + "minim ve­niam, quis nostrud exer­citation ull­amco "
            + "la­bo­ris nisi ut ali­quip ex ea commodo "
            + "con­sequat. Duis aute irure dolor in repre­henderit in "
            + "voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pari­atur. "
            + "Excep­teur sint occae­cat cupi­datat non proident, sunt "
            + "in culpa qui officia dese­runt mollit anim id est laborum. ";

        try {
            p = new pdflib();

            p.set_option("searchpath={" + searchpath + "}");

            /* This means we must check return values of load_font() etc. */
            p.set_option("errorpolicy=return");

            if (p.begin_document(outfile, "") == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());

            p.set_info("Creator", "PDFlib Cookbook");
            p.set_info("Title", title + " $Revision: 1.13 $");

            /* -------------------- Add table cells -------------------- */

            /* ---------- Row 1: table header (spans all columns) */
            row = 1;
            col = 1;
            font = p.load_font("Times-Bold", "unicode", "");

            if (font == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());

            optlist = "fittextline={position=center font=" + font
                + " fontsize=14} " + "colspan=" + colmax;

            tbl = p.add_table_cell(tbl, col, row, headertext, optlist);

            if (tbl == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error adding cell: " + p.get_errmsg());

            /* ---------- Row 2: various kinds of content */
            /* ----- Simple text cell */
            row++;
            col = 1;

            optlist = "fittextline={font=" + font
                + " fontsize=10 orientate=west}";

            tbl = p.add_table_cell(tbl, col, row, "vertical line", optlist);

            if (tbl == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error adding cell: " + p.get_errmsg());

            /* ----- Colorized background */
            col++;

            optlist = "fittextline={font=" + font + " fontsize=10} "
                + "matchbox={fillcolor={rgb 0.9 0.5 0}}";

            tbl = p.add_table_cell(tbl, col, row, "some color", optlist);

            if (tbl == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error adding cell: " + p.get_errmsg());

            /* ----- Multi-line text with Textflow */
            col++;
            font = p.load_font("Times-Roman", "unicode", "");

            if (font == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());

            optlist = "charref fontname=Times-Roman encoding=unicode fontsize=8 ";

            tf = p.add_textflow(tf, tf_text, optlist);
            if (tf == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error: " + p.get_errmsg());

            optlist = "margin=2 textflow=" + tf;

            tbl = p.add_table_cell(tbl, col, row, "", optlist);

            if (tbl == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error adding cell: " + p.get_errmsg());

            /* ----- Rotated image */
            col++;

            image = p.load_image("auto", imagefile, "");
            if (image == -1)
                throw new Exception("Couldn't load image: " + p.get_errmsg());

            optlist = "image=" + image + " fitimage={orientate=west}";

            tbl = p.add_table_cell(tbl, col, row, "", optlist);

            if (tbl == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error adding cell: " + p.get_errmsg());

            /* ----- Diagonal stamp */
            col++;

            optlist = "fittextline={font=" + font + " fontsize=10 stamp=ll2ur}";

            tbl = p.add_table_cell(tbl, col, row, "entry void", optlist);

            if (tbl == -1)
                throw new Exception("Error adding cell: " + p.get_errmsg());

            /* ---------- Fill row 3 and above with their numbers */
            for (row++; row <= rowmax; row++) {
                for (col = 1; col <= colmax; col++) {
                    String num;

                    num = "Col " + col + "/Row " + row;
                    optlist = "colwidth=20% fittextline={font=" + font
                        + " fontsize=10}";
                    tbl = p.add_table_cell(tbl, col, row, num, optlist);

                    if (tbl == -1)
                        throw new Exception("Error adding cell: "
                            + p.get_errmsg());
                }
            }

            /* ---------- Place the table on one or more pages ---------- */

            /*
             * Loop until all of the table is placed; create new pages as long
             * as more table instances need to be placed.
             */
            do {
                p.begin_page_ext(0, 0, "width=a4.width height=a4.height");

                /*
                 * Shade every other row; draw lines for all table cells. Add
                 * "showcells showborder" to visualize cell borders
                 */
                optlist = "header=1 rowheightdefault=auto "
        	    + "fill={{area=rowodd fillcolor={gray 0.9}}} "
                    + "stroke={{line=other}} ";

                /* Place the table instance */
                result = p.fit_table(tbl, llx, lly, urx, ury, optlist);

                if (result.equals("_error"))
                    throw new Exception("Couldn't place table : "
                        + p.get_errmsg());

                p.end_page_ext("");

            }
            while (result.equals("_boxfull"));

            /* Check the result; "_stop" means all is ok. */
            if (!result.equals("_stop")) {
                if (result.equals("_error")) {
                    throw new Exception("Error when placing table: "
                        + p.get_errmsg());
                }
                else {
                    /*
                     * Any other return value is a user exit caused by the
                     * "return" option; this requires dedicated code to deal
                     * with.
                     */
                    throw new Exception("User return found in Table");
                }
            }

            /* This will also delete Textflow handles used in the table */
            p.delete_table(tbl, "");

            p.end_document("");
        }
        catch (PDFlibException e) {
            System.err.print("PDFlib exception occurred:\n");
            System.err.print("[" + e.get_errnum() + "] " + e.get_apiname()
                + ": " + e.get_errmsg() + "\n");
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.err.println(e.getMessage());
        }
        finally {
            if (p != null) {
                p.delete();
            }
        }
    }
}