How to Wrap Text When Generating PDF in JavaScript

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This example shows how to wrap text when you create PDF file in JavaScript with BytescoutPDF.js (Bytescout PDF Generator for JavaScript).

// 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");

    // add new page
    pdf.pageAdd();

	pdf.textSetBoxPadding(3);
	
    // set text box
    pdf.textSetBox(50, 50, 500, 100);
    // and draw a rectangle around it
    pdf.graphicsDrawRectangle(50, 50, 500, 100);

    // add text with default alignment
    pdf.textAddToBox('Left aligned text Left aligned text Left aligned text Left aligned text Left aligned text Left aligned text Left aligned text', true);

    // set another text box
    pdf.textSetBox(50, 200, 500, 100);
    // and draw a rectangle around it
    pdf.graphicsDrawRectangle(50, 200, 500, 100);

    // add justified text
    pdf.textSetAlign(BytescoutPDF.JUSTIFIED);
    pdf.textAddToBox('Justfied text Justfied text Justfied text Justfied text Justfied text Justfied text Justfied text Justfied text Justfied text', true);

    // return BytescoutPDF object instance
    return pdf;
}

Generated PDF file with wrapped text (click to view full size):

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