ByteScout PDF SDK – C# – Text – Word Spacing

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ByteScout PDF SDK – C# – Text – Word Spacing

Program.cs

using System.Diagnostics;
using Bytescout.PDF;

namespace WordSpacing
{
    /// <summary>
    /// This example demonstrates how to change the word spacing.
    /// </summary>
    class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            // Create new document
            Document pdfDocument = new Document();
            pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo";
            pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo";
            // Add page
            Page page = new Page(PaperFormat.A4);
            pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page);

            Canvas canvas = page.Canvas;
            
            Font font = new Font("Arial", 16);
            Brush brush = new SolidBrush();
            StringFormat stringFormat = new StringFormat();

            // Standard word spacing
            stringFormat.WordSpacing = 0.0f;
            canvas.DrawString("Standard word spacing 0.0", font, brush, 20, 20, stringFormat);
            
            // Increased word spacing
            stringFormat.WordSpacing = 5.0f;
            canvas.DrawString("Increased word spacing 5.0", font, brush, 20, 50, stringFormat);

            // Reduced word spacing
            stringFormat.WordSpacing = -2.5f;
            canvas.DrawString("Reduced word spacing -2.5", font, brush, 20, 80, stringFormat);

            
            // Save document to file
            pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf");

            // Cleanup 
            pdfDocument.Dispose();

            // Open result document in default associated application (for demo purpose)
            ProcessStartInfo processStartInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("result.pdf");
            processStartInfo.UseShellExecute = true;
            Process.Start(processStartInfo);
        }
    }
}


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