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V21.2

PdfPrintingOptions.RenderingEngine Property

Specifies the engine that renders PDF content.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v21.2.Core.dll

Declaration

public XRPdfRenderingEngine RenderingEngine { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
XRPdfRenderingEngine

The engine that renders PDF content.

Available values:

Name Description
GdiPlus

The GDI+ rendering engine.

DirectX

The DirectX rendering engine.

Skia

The Skia rendering engine.

Default

Automatically detects the rendering engine based on the platform: Skia on Linux; GDI+ on Azure.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to RenderingEngine
PrintingOptions
.Pdf.RenderingEngine

Remarks

Use this property to change the engine that renders PDF content if the default engine does not satisfy your needs.

On Linux and Windows Azure platforms, set this property to Skia (on Linux, the SkiaSharp NuGet package should be installed).

When this property is set to Default, the rendering engine is selected based on the platform:

  • Linux uses the Skia engine.
  • Windows uses the DirectX engine.
  • Windows Azure uses the GDI+ engine.
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