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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Tip : Text only background color in jasper reports with style tag

Hi,

To get the text only background with given color in jasper text elements, write below code.

"<style backcolor=\"yellow\">Hello .! My background color is yellow </style>"

Importantly , give MarkUp=Styled in the TextField properties

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Sample output:


Example JRXML:  (Studio 6.4 professional version)

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- Created with Jaspersoft Studio version 6.4.0.final using JasperReports Library version 6.4.1  -->
<jasperReport xmlns="http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net/jasperreports" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net/jasperreports http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net/xsd/jasperreport.xsd" name="Blank_A4_1" pageWidth="595" pageHeight="842" whenNoDataType="AllSectionsNoDetail" columnWidth="555" leftMargin="20" rightMargin="20" topMargin="20" bottomMargin="20" uuid="01d3505b-1aa3-468b-ae16-491d8c5ceb57">
<property name="com.jaspersoft.studio.data.defaultdataadapter" value="One Empty Record"/>
<queryString>
<![CDATA[]]>
</queryString>
<background>
<band splitType="Stretch"/>
</background>
<title>
<band height="79" splitType="Stretch">
<textField>
<reportElement x="0" y="0" width="555" height="79" uuid="1a620294-fdcf-42f3-8fc3-66548fc72941"/>
<box>
<topPen lineWidth="1.0" lineStyle="Solid" lineColor="#000000"/>
<leftPen lineWidth="1.0" lineStyle="Solid" lineColor="#000000"/>
<bottomPen lineWidth="1.0" lineStyle="Solid" lineColor="#000000"/>
<rightPen lineWidth="1.0" lineStyle="Solid" lineColor="#000000"/>
</box>
<textElement textAlignment="Center" verticalAlignment="Middle" markup="styled">
<font size="14"/>
</textElement>
<textFieldExpression><![CDATA["<style backcolor=\"yellow\">Hello .! My background color is yellow </style>"]]></textFieldExpression>
</textField>
</band>
</title>
<pageHeader>
<band height="35" splitType="Stretch"/>
</pageHeader>
<columnHeader>
<band height="61" splitType="Stretch"/>
</columnHeader>
<detail>
<band height="125" splitType="Stretch"/>
</detail>
<columnFooter>
<band height="45" splitType="Stretch"/>
</columnFooter>
<pageFooter>
<band height="54" splitType="Stretch"/>
</pageFooter>
<summary>
<band height="42" splitType="Stretch"/>
</summary>

</jasperReport>

Reference: 
https://community.jaspersoft.com/questions/514115/setting-textelement-background-color-style-tag