Re: Check box

ChinoKhan <>
Tue, 22 Apr 2008 07:13:07 -0700 (PDT)
On Apr 16, 6:33 pm, Abhijat Vatsyayan <> wrote:

ChinoKhan wrote:

I am writing an application in Java which submits data to MYSQL
database. I am using PDF fill able form to collect my data. Collecting
part of data is working fine. Problem comes in when I try to
repopulate data to the PDF form from MYSQL. The two types of objects I
have on my form are text field and check boxes. Text fields I can
repopulate without any problem. I need help in check boxes. I am using
Jaritext-2.0.6. Any help or code example will be appreciated.

Could you post the relevant source code? It also helps if you post a
simple program to reproduce the problem . Did you do a google search at=

all? What did you find out? I see several discussions related to
checkboxes,itextand PDF but unless I see your code, it difficult to help.

Here is the code that works for textbox, The last field in key and
value is checkbox. Value comming out of it is Corp. I hope you can
help me.

package Ola.src;

import com.lowagie.text.Document;
import com.lowagie.text.DocumentException;
import com.lowagie.text.Element;
import com.lowagie.text.Font;
import com.lowagie.text.FontFactory;
import com.lowagie.text.Paragraph;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.AcroFields;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.BaseFont;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfContentByte;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfCopy;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfPCell;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfPTable;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfPTableEvent;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfReader;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfStamper;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfWriter;
import util.src.StrTran;
import sun.jdbc.rowset.CachedRowSet;

import java.sql.*;

 * @author kkhan

public class PDFFiller implements PdfPTableEvent {
    MySqlNativeDriver nativeDrive = new MySqlNativeDriver();
    MYSQLInsertUpdate insetupdate = new MYSQLInsertUpdate();
    StrTran st = new StrTran();
    static CachedRowSet crs;

   /* public static final String BusinessName = "BusinessName"; //
Field Names
    public static final String BusinessAddress = "BusinessAddress";
    public static final String City = "City";
    public static final String State = "State";*/

    public static final String Session = "Session";
    public static final String Agent_id= "Agent_id";
    public static final String Status = "Status";
    public static final String referral_id= "BankNameNumber";
    public static final String AssociationNumber=
    public static final String OfficeName=
    public static final String RepName= "RepNameNumber";
    public static final String BusinessName= "BusinessName";
    public static final String BusinessAddress= "BusinessAddress";
    public static final String City = "City";
    public static final String State = "State";
    public static final String Zip = "Zip";
    public static final String LocationPhone= "LocationPhone";
    public static final String Ext = "Ext";
    public static final String LocationFax= "LocationFax";
    public static final String WebSite = "Website";
    public static final String CardholderName = "CardholderName";
    public static final String CorporateName= "CorporateName";
    public static final String BillingAddress = "BillingAddress";
    public static final String BillingCity= "BillingCity";
    public static final String BillingState = "BillingState";
    public static final String BillingZip = "BillingZip";
    public static final String ContactName = "ContactName";
    //public static final String //" OwnerName";
    public static final String
    public static final String BusinessEmail= "BusinessEmail";
    public static final String CorporateEmail = "ContactEmail";
    public static final String SendStatementTo =
"SendStatementTo"; // This is checkbox

    String vreferral_id="";
    String vRepName="";
    String vBusinessName ="";
    String vBusinessAddress = "";
    String vOfficeName ="";
    String vCity = "";
    String vstate = "";
    String vZip = "";
    String vLocationPhone="";
    String vExt="";
    String vLocationFax="";
    String vBusinessEmail="";
    String vBusinessWebsite="";
    String vCorporateName="";

    String vCorporateAddress="";
    String vCorporateCity="";
    String vCorporateState="";
    String vCorporateZip="";
    String vCorporateContactName="";
    String vCorporateContactPhone="";
    String vCorporateEmail="";
    String vSendMonthlyStatementsTo=""; // This is checkbox

    String queryString ="";

    /** Creates a new instance of olatemplet */
    public PDFFiller() {

     * @param args the command line arguments
    public void FillTemplet(String name) {
        try {
            queryString = "Select * from app where app_id ='"+name


                vreferral_id = crs.getString("referral_id").trim();
                vRepName = crs.getString("RepName").trim();
                vBusinessName =crs.getString("BusinessName").trim();
                vBusinessAddress =
                vCity = crs.getString("BusinessCity").trim();
                vstate = crs.getString("Businessstate").trim();
                vZip = crs.getString("BusinessZip").trim();
                vLocationPhone =crs.getString("BusinessPhone").trim();
                //vExt =crs.getString("Ext").trim();
                vLocationFax =crs.getString("BusinessFax").trim();
                vCorporateCity =crs.getString("CorporateCity").trim();
                vSendMonthlyStatementsTo="Corp"; // This is checkbox



        catch (Exception e){

        Document document = new Document();
        String state ="CA";
        String[] keys =
        { referral_id,
          SendStatementTo,// This is checkbox


        String[][] values = {
            { vreferral_id,
              vBusinessName ,
              vSendMonthlyStatementsTo,// This is checkbox



        PdfReader reader;
        ByteArrayOutputStream baos;
        PdfStamper stamper;
        AcroFields form;
        document = new Document();

        try {
            PdfCopy copy = new PdfCopy(document, new
            for (int i = 0; i < values.length; i++) {
                // set fields
                //reader = new PdfReader("K:\\KALIM\\online\\Newtek
Application1 PDF.pdf");
                reader = new PdfReader("C:\\Tomcat 4.1\\webapps\
                baos = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
                stamper = new PdfStamper(reader, baos);
                form = stamper.getAcroFields();
                form.setExtraMargin(0, 1);
                for (int j = 0; j < keys.length; j++) {
                    form.setField(keys[j], values[i][j]);
                    System.out.println(keys[j]+" "+values[i][j]);
                // add page
                reader = new PdfReader(baos.toByteArray());
                copy.addPage(copy.getImportedPage(reader, 1));
                copy.addPage(copy.getImportedPage(reader, 2));
                copy.addPage(copy.getImportedPage(reader, 3));

        } catch (DocumentException de) {
        } catch (IOException ioe) {

    public void tableLayout(PdfPTable table, float[][] width, float[]
heights, int headerRows, int rowStart, PdfContentByte[] canvases) {
        float widths[] = width[0];
        PdfContentByte cb = canvases[PdfPTable.TEXTCANVAS];
        cb.rectangle(widths[0] - 5, heights[heights.length - 1] - 5,
widths[widths.length - 1] - widths[0] + 10, heights[0] -
heights[heights.length - 1] + 10);


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