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How to make thumbnail image from PDF in VB.NET with ByteScout PDF Renderer SDK

Tutorial on how to make thumbnail image from PDF in VB.NET

These sample source codes on this page below are demonstrating how to make thumbnail image from PDF in VB.NET. ByteScout PDF Renderer SDK is the SDK for rendering of PDF into high-quality thumbnails and images. Includes various functions like batch processing, PNG, TIFF output. Can be used from web and desktop applications. It can be used to make thumbnail image from PDF using VB.NET.

Fast application programming interfaces of ByteScout PDF Renderer SDK for VB.NET plus the instruction and the code below will help you quickly learn how to make thumbnail image from PDF. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for VB.NET below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Implementing VB.NET application typically includes multiple stages of the software development so even if the functionality works please test it with your data and the production environment.

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MakeThumbnail.VS2005.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>8.0.50727</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion> </SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{430D8CB1-816E-4247-B8DA-9A1F9C5778C7}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>MakeThumbnail.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>MakeThumbnail</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>MakeThumbnail</AssemblyName> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <MyType>Console</MyType> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionExplicit>On</OptionExplicit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionCompare>Binary</OptionCompare> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionStrict>Off</OptionStrict> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionInfer>On</OptionInfer> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU'"> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU'"> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFRenderer, Version=6.12.0.2220, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Renderer SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFRenderer.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\multipage.pdf"> <Link>multipage.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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MakeThumbnail.VS2008.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="3.5" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>9.0.30729</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion> </SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{430D8CB1-816E-4247-B8DA-9A1F9C5778C7}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>MakeThumbnail.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>MakeThumbnail</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>MakeThumbnail</AssemblyName> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <MyType>Console</MyType> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v3.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionExplicit>On</OptionExplicit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionCompare>Binary</OptionCompare> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionStrict>Off</OptionStrict> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionInfer>On</OptionInfer> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU'"> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU'"> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFRenderer, Version=6.12.0.2220, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Renderer SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFRenderer.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\multipage.pdf"> <Link>multipage.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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MakeThumbnail.VS2010.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="4.0" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion> </ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion> </SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{430D8CB1-816E-4247-B8DA-9A1F9C5778C7}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>MakeThumbnail.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>MakeThumbnail</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>MakeThumbnail</AssemblyName> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <MyType>Console</MyType> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionExplicit>On</OptionExplicit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionCompare>Binary</OptionCompare> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionStrict>Off</OptionStrict> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionInfer>On</OptionInfer> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU'"> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU'"> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFRenderer, Version=6.12.0.2220, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Renderer SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFRenderer.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\multipage.pdf"> <Link>multipage.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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MakeThumbnail.VS2012.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="4.0" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion> </SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{430D8CB1-816E-4247-B8DA-9A1F9C5778C7}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>MakeThumbnail.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>MakeThumbnail</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>MakeThumbnail</AssemblyName> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <MyType>Console</MyType> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionExplicit>On</OptionExplicit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionCompare>Binary</OptionCompare> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionStrict>Off</OptionStrict> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionInfer>On</OptionInfer> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU'"> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU'"> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFRenderer, Version=6.12.0.2220, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Renderer SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFRenderer.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\multipage.pdf"> <Link>multipage.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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MakeThumbnail.VS2013.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="12.0" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion> </SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{430D8CB1-816E-4247-B8DA-9A1F9C5778C7}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>MakeThumbnail.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>MakeThumbnail</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>MakeThumbnail</AssemblyName> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <MyType>Console</MyType> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionExplicit>On</OptionExplicit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionCompare>Binary</OptionCompare> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionStrict>Off</OptionStrict> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionInfer>On</OptionInfer> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU'"> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU'"> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFRenderer, Version=6.12.0.2220, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Renderer SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFRenderer.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\multipage.pdf"> <Link>multipage.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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MakeThumbnail.VS2015.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="14.0" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion> </SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{430D8CB1-816E-4247-B8DA-9A1F9C5778C7}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>MakeThumbnail.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>MakeThumbnail</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>MakeThumbnail</AssemblyName> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <MyType>Console</MyType> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionExplicit>On</OptionExplicit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionCompare>Binary</OptionCompare> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionStrict>Off</OptionStrict> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionInfer>On</OptionInfer> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU'"> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU'"> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFRenderer, Version=6.12.0.2220, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Renderer SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFRenderer.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\multipage.pdf"> <Link>multipage.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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Module1.vb
      
Imports System.Drawing Imports Bytescout.PDFRenderer Module Module1 Sub Main() ' Create an instance of Bytescout.PDFRenderer.RasterRenderer object and register it Dim renderer As New RasterRenderer() renderer.RegistrationName = "demo" renderer.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Load PDF document renderer.LoadDocumentFromFile("multipage.pdf") ' Get size of the page in Points (standard PDF document units; 1 Point = 1/72") Dim rectangle As RectangleF = renderer.GetPageRectangle(0) Dim width, height As Integer If rectangle.Width < rectangle.Height Then ' portrait page orientation width = -1 ' width will be calculated from height keeping the aspect ratio height = 100 Else ' landscape page orientation width = 100 height = -1 ' height will be calculated from width keeping the aspect ratio End If ' Render first page of the document to JPEG image file renderer.Save("thumbnail.jpg", RasterImageFormat.JPEG, 0, width, height) ' Cleanup renderer.Dispose() ' Open the output image file in default image viewer System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("thumbnail.jpg") End Sub End Module

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