com.itextpdf.text.pdf
Class FontSelector

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.itextpdf.text.pdf.FontSelector

public class FontSelector
extends Object

Selects the appropriate fonts that contain the glyphs needed to render text correctly. The fonts are checked in order until the character is found.

The built in fonts "Symbol" and "ZapfDingbats", if used, have a special encoding to allow the characters to be referred by Unicode.

Author:
Paulo Soares

Field Summary
protected  ArrayList<Font> fonts
           
 
Constructor Summary
FontSelector()
           
 
Method Summary
 void addFont(Font font)
          Adds a Font to be searched for valid characters.
 Phrase process(String text)
          Process the text so that it will render with a combination of fonts if needed.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

fonts

protected ArrayList<Font> fonts
Constructor Detail

FontSelector

public FontSelector()
Method Detail

addFont

public void addFont(Font font)
Adds a Font to be searched for valid characters.

Parameters:
font - the Font

process

public Phrase process(String text)
Process the text so that it will render with a combination of fonts if needed.

Parameters:
text - the text
Returns:
a Phrase with one or more chunks

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