How to Set Font Style When Generating PDF file in JavaScript - ByteScout

How to Set Font Style When Generating PDF file in JavaScript

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This sample demonstrates how to set font style when you generate PDF file with BytescoutPDF.js (Bytescout PDF Generator for JavaScript). Parameters to set are: font name, font size, font style (italic, bold, underline) and color.

// function that creates BytescoutPDF instance (defined in BytescoutPDF.js script which have to be included into the same page)
// then calls API methods and properties to create PDF document
// and returns created BytescoutPDF object instance
// this CreatePDF() function is called from Sample.html

function CreatePDF() {

    // create BytescoutPDF object instance
    var pdf = new BytescoutPDF();

    // set document properties: Title, subject, keywords, author name and creator name
    pdf.propertiesSet("Sample document title", "Sample subject", "keyword1, keyword 2, keyword3", "Document Author Name", "Document Creator Name");

    // set page size

    // set page orientation (BytescoutPDF.PORTRAIT = portrait, BytescoutPDF.LANDSCAPE = landscape)

    // add new page

    // set font name
    // set font size

    // set font style with parameters: bold, italic, underline
    pdf.fontSetStyle(true, false, false);

    // set font color in RGB format to 25,25,255 - blue color
    pdf.fontSetColor(0, 0, 255);

    // draw text
    pdf.textAdd(20, 20, 'Trying Bold Style');

    // set font style to bold underline
    pdf.fontSetStyle(true, false, true);

    // set font color to red
    pdf.fontSetColor(255, 0, 0);

    // draw text
    pdf.textAdd(20, 40, 'Trying Bold Underline Style');

    // set font style to underline
    pdf.fontSetStyle(false, false, true);

    // set font color to green
    pdf.fontSetColor(0, 255, 0);

    // draw text
    pdf.textAdd(20, 60, 'Trying Underline Style');

    // return BytescoutPDF object instance
    return pdf;

Generated PDF file with custom font style (click to view full size):

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