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How to change the word spacing using ByteScout PDF SDK

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The example demonstrates how to change the word spacing using ByteScout PDF SDK.

Program.vb:
VB

[vb]’*******************************************************************
‘ ByteScout PDF SDK

‘ Copyright © 2016 Bytescout, https://bytescout.com
‘ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

‘*******************************************************************

Imports Bytescout.PDF

”’ <summary>
”’ This example demonstrates how to change the word 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 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")

End Sub

End Class [/vb]

Program.cs:
C#

[vb]//*******************************************************************
// ByteScout PDF SDK
//
// Copyright © 2016 ByteScout – https://bytescout.com
// ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
//
//*******************************************************************

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");
}
}
} [/vb]

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