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How to convert digital photos to PDF in VB.NET with ByteScout PDF SDK

How to code in VB.NET to convert digital photos to PDF with this step-by-step tutorial

The code below will help you to implement an VB.NET app to convert digital photos to PDF. ByteScout PDF SDK is the SDK for pdf documents generation, modification and updates. Can also generate and fill PDF forms. Provides support for text (fonts, style, size, font family), layers, pdf form fields, vector and raster drawings. It can be used to convert digital photos to PDF using VB.NET.

This code snippet below for ByteScout PDF SDK works best when you need to quickly convert digital photos to PDF in your VB.NET application. In your VB.NET project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Use of ByteScout PDF SDK in VB.NET is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.

Free trial version of ByteScout PDF SDK is available on our website. Documentation and source code samples are included.

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Imports Bytescout.PDF ''' <summary> ''' This example demonstrates how to add images in their proper orientation and size ''' </summary> Class Program Shared Sub Main() ' Create new document Dim pdfDocument As Document = New Document() pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo" pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Input image array Dim arrImages = New String() {"Image1.jpg", "Image2.jpg"} ' Process each image For Each itmImage In arrImages Dim sysImage = FixImageOrientation(itmImage) Using sysImage Dim image = New Image(sysImage, ImageCompression.DCT, 75) Dim w As Single = sysImage.Width / sysImage.HorizontalResolution * 72.0F Dim h As Single = sysImage.Height / sysImage.VerticalResolution * 72.0F ' Create PDF page Dim page = New Page(w, h) Dim canvas = page.Canvas canvas.DrawImage(image, 0, 0, w, h) ' Add PDF document pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page) End Using Next ' Save PDF document pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf") ' Cleanup pdfDocument.Dispose() ' Open result document in default associated application (for demo purpose) Dim processStartInfo As ProcessStartInfo = New ProcessStartInfo("result.pdf") processStartInfo.UseShellExecute = True Process.Start(processStartInfo) End Sub ''' <summary> ''' Fix image orientation ''' </summary> Private Shared Function FixImageOrientation(ByVal fileName As String) As System.Drawing.Image Dim sysImage As System.Drawing.Image = System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(fileName, False) ' fix orientation by EXIF rotation tag Const exifRotationTag As Integer = &H112 Dim propertyItemIDs As Integer() = sysImage.PropertyIdList Dim found As Integer = Array.BinarySearch(propertyItemIDs, 0, propertyItemIDs.Length, exifRotationTag) If found > -1 Then Dim pi As System.Drawing.Imaging.PropertyItem = sysImage.GetPropertyItem(exifRotationTag) Dim orientation As Integer = pi.Value(0) Select Case orientation Case 2 sysImage.RotateFlip(System.Drawing.RotateFlipType.RotateNoneFlipX) Case 3 sysImage.RotateFlip(System.Drawing.RotateFlipType.Rotate180FlipNone) Case 4 sysImage.RotateFlip(System.Drawing.RotateFlipType.RotateNoneFlipY) Case 5 sysImage.RotateFlip(System.Drawing.RotateFlipType.Rotate90FlipX) Case 6 sysImage.RotateFlip(System.Drawing.RotateFlipType.Rotate90FlipNone) Case 7 sysImage.RotateFlip(System.Drawing.RotateFlipType.Rotate270FlipX) Case 8 sysImage.RotateFlip(System.Drawing.RotateFlipType.Rotate270FlipNone) Case Else End Select sysImage.RemovePropertyItem(&H112) End If Return sysImage End Function End Class

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