Java Examples - Apply Borders to Text


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Problem Description

How to apply borders to the text in a word document using Java.

Solution

Following is the program to apply borders to the text in a word document using Java.

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;

import org.apache.poi.xwpf.usermodel.Borders;
import org.apache.poi.xwpf.usermodel.XWPFDocument;
import org.apache.poi.xwpf.usermodel.XWPFParagraph;
import org.apache.poi.xwpf.usermodel.XWPFRun;

public class BordersToText {
   public static void main(String[] args)throws Exception {

      //Blank Document
      XWPFDocument document = new XWPFDocument();
      
      //Write the Document in file system
      FileOutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(
         new File("C:/poiword/applyingborder.docx"));
         
      //create paragraph
      XWPFParagraph paragraph = document.createParagraph();

      //Set bottom border to paragraph
      paragraph.setBorderBottom(Borders.BASIC_BLACK_DASHES);

      //Set left border to paragraph
      paragraph.setBorderLeft(Borders.BASIC_BLACK_DASHES);

      //Set right border to paragraph
      paragraph.setBorderRight(Borders.BASIC_BLACK_DASHES);

      //Set top border to paragraph
      paragraph.setBorderTop(Borders.BASIC_BLACK_DASHES);

      XWPFRun run = paragraph.createRun();
      run.setText("At tutorialspoint.com, we strive hard to " +
         "provide quality tutorials for self-learning " +
         "purpose in the domains of Academics, Information " +
         "Technology, Management and Computer Programming " +
         "Languages."
      );
      document.write(out);
      out.close();
      
      System.out.println("applyingborder.docx written successully");
   }
} 

Output

Apply Borders
java_apache_poi_word
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