The example demonstrates how to draw a text using ByteScout PDF SDK.

Program.vb:
VB

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

Imports System.Drawing
Imports Bytescout.PDF

''' <summary>
''' This example demonstrates how to draw a text.
''' </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)

        ' Draw simple text
        Dim font = New Bytescout.PDF.Font("Arial", 24)
        Dim blackBrush = New Bytescout.PDF.SolidBrush()
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Simple text.", font, blackBrush, 20, 20)

        ' Draw text with alignment in specified rectangle
        Dim stringFormat = New Bytescout.PDF.StringFormat()
        stringFormat.HorizontalAlign = HorizontalAlign.Right
        stringFormat.VerticalAlign = VerticalAlign.Bottom
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Aligned text", font, blackBrush, New RectangleF(20, 100, 200, 60), stringFormat)
        page.Canvas.DrawRectangle(New SolidPen(), 20, 100, 200, 60)

        ' Draw colored text
        Dim boldFont = New Bytescout.PDF.Font("Arial", 32, True, False, False, False)
        Dim redBrush = New Bytescout.PDF.SolidBrush(New ColorRGB(255, 0, 0))
        Dim bluePen = New SolidPen(New ColorRGB(0, 0, 255))
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Colored text", boldFont, redBrush, 20, 200)
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Outlined colored text", boldFont, redBrush, bluePen, 20, 240)
        page.Canvas.DrawString("Outlined transparent text", boldFont, bluePen, 20, 280)

        ' 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 System.Drawing;
using Bytescout.PDF;

using Brush = Bytescout.PDF.Brush;
using Font = Bytescout.PDF.Font;
using Pen = Bytescout.PDF.Pen;
using SolidBrush = Bytescout.PDF.SolidBrush;
using StringFormat = Bytescout.PDF.StringFormat;

namespace DrawString
{
	/// <summary>
	/// This example demonstrates how to draw a text.
	/// </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);

			// Draw simple text
			Font font = new Font("Arial", 24);
			Brush blackBrush = new SolidBrush();
			page.Canvas.DrawString("Simple text.", font, blackBrush, 20, 20);

			// Draw text with alignment in specified rectangle
			StringFormat stringFormat = new StringFormat();
			stringFormat.HorizontalAlign = HorizontalAlign.Right;
			stringFormat.VerticalAlign = VerticalAlign.Bottom;
			page.Canvas.DrawString("Aligned text", font, blackBrush, new RectangleF(20, 100, 200, 60), stringFormat);
			page.Canvas.DrawRectangle(new SolidPen(), 20, 100, 200, 60);

			// Draw colored text
			Font boldFont = new Font("Arial", 32, true, false, false, false);
			Brush redBrush = new SolidBrush(new ColorRGB(255, 0, 0));
			Pen bluePen = new SolidPen(new ColorRGB(0, 0, 255));
			page.Canvas.DrawString("Colored text", boldFont, redBrush, 20, 200);
			page.Canvas.DrawString("Outlined colored text", boldFont, redBrush, bluePen, 20, 240);
			page.Canvas.DrawString("Outlined transparent text", boldFont, bluePen, 20, 280);
			
			// Save document to file
			pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf");

			// Cleanup 
			pdfDocument.Dispose();

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