You can not replace iText with iText 7 because the differences between the two versions are too big. We do know of some people who moved to using iText. Jasper is a pdf library using iText for the generation if it’s pdf’s, iText is a library for creating and manipulating pdf’s. So if your purpose is to. While doing so, I discovered that one of the JARs included in the Jasper lib folder is called itextjar. Wow. So the iText API is part of.
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I tried did below steps to replace JasperReport’s iText 2. It looks like JasperReport is trying to find old iText classes which namespace is “com.
I tried to unzip the new iText 7. You can not replace iText 2. We do itezt of some people who moved to using iText 5 with JasperReports. That requires a number of changes to JasperReports such as changing the package names from com.
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At iText, we noticed that we were hitting the ceiling with iText 5. That wasn’t sufficient if we wanted to support Hindi.
We had to rewrite the complete font layer if we wanted to add support for Indic languages to iText. Hence our decision to rewrite the complete API.
You can watch a video that goes into more detail regarding this decision here: When I first released iText, Irepott only owned the lowagie. I didn’t expect iText to become such a success. When everyone started to use iText, everyone started to ask me questions personally.
Replace JasperReport iText 2. Exclude default itext 2.
Add new iText jars in pom. Run mvn and test report function, I got below error: How can I make the JasperReport call the new iText jar? Joyce Guo 16 1 3. Seriously, you don’t want to say that you simply replace a dependency with a version whose major part is increased by 5 2. Not only the packages of the classes have changed, the 7. Somebody asked the same question on the Jasper reports website: It might be useful if you watch that page, to see if it gets an answer from the people who maintain Jasper Reports.
1. Exclude default itext 2.1.7 dependency in pom.xml
Graham 3, 12 35 Thanks Iext for the reply. Additional question, if we keep using iText 2. That is explained in great detail on the iText FAQ: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
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