Create VDX Documents via Java
Native and high performance VDX (Portable Document Format) creation programmatically using Java library.
Generating VDX file dynamically within running application is easy. In order to create VDX documents from scratch without requiring MS Office, we’ll use
API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use Diagram API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from
and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.
<repository> <id>AsposeJavaAPI</id> <name>Aspose Java API</name> <url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url> </repository>
<dependency> <groupId>com.aspose</groupId> <artifactId>aspose-diagram</artifactId> <version>version of aspose-diagram API</version> <classifier>jdk16</classifier> </dependency>
How to Create VDX via Java
It is easy for the developers to create, load, modify and convert VDX (Portable Document Format) within running different reporting applications for data processing in just a few lines of code.
- Include the namespace in your class file
- Create Diagram class instance.
- Access the first page of the diagram.
- Add text in the page.
- Use save method to save the diagram as VDX file.
Aspose.Diagram for Java supports on all major platforms and Operating Systems. Please make sure that you have the following prerequisites.
- Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with Java Runtime Environment for JSP/JSF Application and Desktop Applications.
- Get latest version of Aspose.Diagram for Java directly from Maven .
Following source code shows how to create a VDX file using C#.
// Create Diagram class instance. Diagram diagram = new Diagram(); // Access the first page of the diagram. Page page = diagram.getPages().get(0); // Add Text shape. Shape shape = page.addText(1, 1, 1, 1, "Test text", "Calibri", "#a5a5a5", 0.25); // Save the Diagram as .vdx file. diagram.save("out.vdx",SaveFileFormat.VDX);
VDX What is VDX File Format
Any drawing or chart created in Microsoft Visio, but saved in XML format have .VDX extension. A Visio drawing XML file is created in Visio software, which is developed by Microsoft. Microsoft Visio has the capability to generate visual documents that can be used in presentations and documents. The Visio drawing XML file contains the visual objects and metadata details of the visual elements. Text can also be added to these visual elements Vision drawing XML file. These Visio drawing XML files are integrated with XML-based formatting standards and image data encoding specifications that allow its content to be rendered and stored by the Microsoft Visio software in the VDX file format.Read More
Other Supported Visio Generation
You can also create other Microsoft Visio formats including few listed below.