Java: Insert Images to Word Documents

MS Word allows users to insert a lot of elements in Word documents, including text, images, charts, and files. Images are frequently used in Word documents to make them intuitive, to express ideas that are hard to express in words, or just to make them beautiful. This article provides you a convenient and efficient way to insert images to Word documents under the help of Spire.Doc for Java.

Install Spire.Doc for Java

First, you're required to add the Spire.Doc.jar file as a dependency in your Java program. The JAR file can be downloaded from this link. If you use Maven, you can easily import the JAR file in your application by adding the following code to your project's pom.xml file.

<repositories>
    <repository>
        <id>com.e-iceblue</id>
        <name>e-iceblue</name>
        <url>https://repo.e-iceblue.com/nexus/content/groups/public/</url>
    </repository>
</repositories>
<dependencies>
    <dependency>
        <groupId>e-iceblue</groupId>
        <artifactId>spire.doc</artifactId>
        <version>11.1.1</version>
    </dependency>
</dependencies>
    

Insert an Image to a Word Document with Specified Text Wrapping Style

The detailed steps of inserting images with specified wrapping style are as follows:

  • Create an object of Document class.
  • Load a Word document from disk using Document.loadFromFile() method.
  • Create an object of DocPicture class.
  • Load an image from disk using DocPicture.loadImage() method.
  • Set the size of the image using DocPicture.setWidth() and DocPicture.setHeight() method.
  • Set the text wrapping style of the image as Square using DocPicture.setTextWrappingStyle() method.
  • Insert the image at the start of the second paragraph using Paragraph.getChildObjects().insert() method.
  • Save the document using Document.saveToFile method.
  • Java
import com.spire.doc.*;
import com.spire.doc.documents.*;
import com.spire.doc.fields.*;

public class insertImage {
    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        //Create an object of Document class
        Document doc = new Document();

        //Load a Word document from disk
        doc.loadFromFile("D:/Samples/Sample.docx");

        //Create an object of DocPicture class
        DocPicture picture = new DocPicture(doc);

        //Load an image from disk
        picture.loadImage("D:/Samples/System.png");

        //Set the size of the image
        picture.setWidth(75);
        picture.setHeight(90);

        //Set the text wrapping style of the image as Square
        picture.setTextWrappingStyle( TextWrappingStyle.Square);

        //Insert the image at the start of the second paragraph
        doc.getSections().get(0).getParagraphs().get(1).getChildObjects().insert(0,picture);

        //Save the document
        doc.saveToFile("D:/javaOutput/insertImage.docx", FileFormat.Docx);
    }
}

Java: Insert Images to Word Documents

Insert an Image to a Word Document at a Specific Location

The detailed steps of inserting images at a specific location are as follows:

  • Create an object of Document class.
  • Load a Word document from disk using Document.loadFromFile() method.
  • Create an object of DocPicture class.
  • Load an image from disk using DocPicture.loadImage() method.
  • Set the size of the image using DocPicture.setWidth() and DocPicture.setHeight() method.
  • Set the text wrapping style of the image as Tight using DocPicture.setTextWrappingStyle() method.
  • Insert the image into the third paragraph using Paragraph.getChildObjects().insert() method.
  • Set the position of the image using DocPicture.setHorizontalPosition() and DocPicture.setVerticalPositon() method. The original location is at the start of the selected paragraph.
  • Save the document using Document.saveToFile method.
  • Java
import com.spire.doc.*;
import com.spire.doc.documents.*;
import com.spire.doc.fields.*;

public class insertImage {
    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        //Create an object of Document class
        Document doc = new Document();

        //Load a Word document from disk
        doc.loadFromFile("D:/Samples/Sample.docx");

        //Create an object of DocPicture class
        DocPicture picture = new DocPicture(doc);

        //Load an image from disk
        picture.loadImage("D:/Samples/PDF.png");

        //Set the size of the image
        picture.setWidth(75);
        picture.setHeight(90);

        //Set the text wrapping style of the image as Tight
        picture.setTextWrappingStyle( TextWrappingStyle.Tight);

        //Insert the image into the Third paragraph
        doc.getSections().get(0).getParagraphs().get(2).getChildObjects().insert(0,picture);

        //Set the position of the image
        picture.setHorizontalPosition(370.0F);
        picture.setVerticalPosition(10.0F);

        //Save the document
        doc.saveToFile("D:/javaOutput/insertImage.docx", FileFormat.Docx);
    }
}

Java: Insert Images to Word Documents

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