ByteScout PDF SDK – VB.NET – Text – String Scaling

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ByteScout PDF SDK – VB.NET – Text – String Scaling

Program.vb

Imports Bytescout.PDF

''' <summary>
''' This example demonstrates how to use the font scaling to expand a string.
''' </summary>
Class Program

    Shared Sub Main()

        ' Create new document
        Dim pdfDocument = New Document()
        pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo"
		pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo"
        ' Add page
        Dim page = New Page(PaperFormat.A4)
        pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page)


        Dim font = New Font("Arial", 16)
        Dim brush = New SolidBrush()
        Dim stringFormat = New StringFormat()

        stringFormat.Scaling = 100.0F
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Normal string 100.0%", font, brush, 20, 20, stringFormat)

        stringFormat.Scaling = 50.0F
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Squeezed string 50.0%", font, brush, 20, 50, stringFormat)

        stringFormat.Scaling = 150.0F
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Expanded string 150.0%", 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")

    End Sub

End Class


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