How to set character spacing for text in PDF document using ByteScout PDF SDK

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Changing character spacing for text in PDF document
This example demonstrates how to change character spacing parameter for text in PDF document generated with ByteScout PDF SDK
Text with different character spacing in PDF

Program.vb:
VB

'*******************************************************************
'       ByteScout PDF SDK
'                                                                   
'       Copyright © 2016 Bytescout, http://www.bytescout.com        
'       ALL RIGHTS RESERVED                                         
'                                                                   
'*******************************************************************

Imports Bytescout.PDF

''' <summary>
''' This example demonstrates how to change the intercharacter spacing.
''' </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 canvas = page.Canvas

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

        ' Standard spacing
        stringFormat.CharacterSpacing = 0.0F
        canvas.DrawString("Standard intercharacter spacing 0.0", font, brush, 20, 20, stringFormat)

        ' Increased spacing 
        stringFormat.CharacterSpacing = 1.0F
        canvas.DrawString("Increased intercharacter spacing 1.0", font, brush, 20, 50, stringFormat)

        ' Reduced spacing
        stringFormat.CharacterSpacing = -0.75F
        canvas.DrawString("Reduced intercharacter spacing -0.75", 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 

Program.cs:
C#

//*******************************************************************
//       ByteScout PDF SDK		                                     
//                                                                   
//       Copyright © 2016 ByteScout - http://www.bytescout.com       
//       ALL RIGHTS RESERVED                                         
//                                                                   
//*******************************************************************

using System.Diagnostics;
using Bytescout.PDF;

namespace IntercharacterSpacing
{
	/// <summary>
	/// This example demonstrates how to change the intercharacter 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 spacing
			stringFormat.CharacterSpacing = 0.0f;
			canvas.DrawString("Standard intercharacter spacing 0.0", font, brush, 20, 20, stringFormat);

			// Increased spacing 
			stringFormat.CharacterSpacing = 1.0f;
			canvas.DrawString("Increased intercharacter spacing 1.0", font, brush, 20, 50, stringFormat);

			// Reduced spacing
			stringFormat.CharacterSpacing = -0.75f;
			canvas.DrawString("Reduced intercharacter spacing -0.75", 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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