com.itextpdf.text
Class SpecialSymbol

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.itextpdf.text.SpecialSymbol

public class SpecialSymbol
extends Object

This class contains the symbols that correspond with special symbols.

When you construct a Phrase with Phrase.getInstance using a String, this String can contain special Symbols. These are characters with an int value between 913 and 937 (except 930) and between 945 and 969. With this class the value of the corresponding character of the Font Symbol, can be retrieved.

Author:
Bruno Lowagie, Evelyne De Cordier
See Also:
Phrase

Constructor Summary
SpecialSymbol()
           
 
Method Summary
static Chunk get(char c, Font font)
          Gets a chunk with a symbol character.
static char getCorrespondingSymbol(char c)
          Looks for the corresponding symbol in the font Symbol.
static int index(String string)
          Returns the first occurrence of a special symbol in a String.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

SpecialSymbol

public SpecialSymbol()
Method Detail

index

public static int index(String string)
Returns the first occurrence of a special symbol in a String.

Parameters:
string - a String
Returns:
an index of -1 if no special symbol was found

get

public static Chunk get(char c,
                        Font font)
Gets a chunk with a symbol character.

Parameters:
c - a character that has to be changed into a symbol
font - Font if there is no SYMBOL character corresponding with c
Returns:
a SYMBOL version of a character

getCorrespondingSymbol

public static char getCorrespondingSymbol(char c)
Looks for the corresponding symbol in the font Symbol.

Parameters:
c - the original ASCII-char
Returns:
the corresponding symbol in font Symbol

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