The HeaderFooter class was to be found until iText , which is mighty old, not supported anymore and likely to include some critical bugs. If using a later. PdfPageEventHelper; import ter; public class . More specifically: check the examples for the keyword header / footer. You’ll find the. Adding Header, Footer and Total Pages. The PdfPageEventHelper contains all the events that occur when iText is writing a.

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Example is appreciated, but remember linkrot and why link only answers aren’t really good answers.

I have a problem with the footer, because it overlaps the text that I put in the body of the document. On the bottom right you can see the current page number together with the total page number.

I am using iText2.

(JMSE): How To Set Header and Footer in pdf in java using Itext Example

This may help you for adding header and footer using itext: In which way does your answer exceed that answer? Nov 30 ’16 at I want to add a header image and page numbers as footer to my PDF file. Your answer essentially uses the same technique as the earlier, accepted answer.


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Yahini priya Raja 26 9. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the headerfooger is subject to these policies. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

Navyah 9 23 The PDF document we generated contains a clean header with an image.

In this tutorial we demonstrate how to add a header and footer in a PDF document using iText. At the bottom of the page we can optionally include a copyright symbol followed by some text.

Gilles-Antoine Nys 1, 8 Do you know itexg I fix it so they do not overlap? April 9, Post as a guest Name. I get an error with: Use that example as inspiration. Please take a look at the official iText documentation before posting a question on StackOverflow. Angel Salvador Ayala Ochoa 5.

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Bilesh Ganguly 1, 1 15 Sign headfrfooter using Facebook. Here you can see the result. You can use a more simple example, such as the one in the answer to How to add Header and Footer in dynamic pdf using iTextLibrary?


In the bottom right corner you can find the current page numberfollowed by the total number of pages.

How to add text as a header or footer?

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Make sure add HeaderFooter before document.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. January 19, When creating PDF documentsthe first thing we usually do, is create a header and footer for every page. Itxt 2, By extending from this class and overriding these methods, we can write additional data to the PDF document when these events occur.

If you don’t need a Page X of Y header or footer.