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 document in default PDF viewer app
			Process.Start("result.pdf");
		}
	}
}


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