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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

PdfAcroFormVisualField Class

Represents the base class for visual form fields.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

Assembly: DevExpress.Pdf.v23.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Core


public abstract class PdfAcroFormVisualField :


The PdfAcroFormVisualField class is a base class for visual form fields. The table below lists available form fields and API used to create each type.

Form Field Class Method
Check Box PdfAcroFormCheckBoxField PdfAcroFormField.CreateCheckBox
Combo box PdfAcroFormComboBoxField PdfAcroFormField.CreateComboBox
Group PdfAcroFormGroupField PdfAcroFormField.CreateGroup
List Box PdfAcroFormListBoxField PdfAcroFormField.CreateListBox
Radio Group PdfAcroFormRadioGroupField PdfAcroFormField.CreateRadioGroup
Signature PdfAcroFormSignatureField PdfAcroFormField.CreateSignature
Text Box PdfAcroFormTextBoxField PdfAcroFormField.CreateTextBox


This example creates a text box and radio button group fields, and adds them to a document.

added fields

View Example

using DevExpress.Pdf;

using (PdfDocumentProcessor processor = new PdfDocumentProcessor())
    // Load a document:

    // Create a text box field:
    PdfAcroFormTextBoxField textBox =
         new PdfAcroFormTextBoxField("text box", 1, new PdfRectangle(230, 690, 280, 710));

    // Specify text box text and appearance:
    textBox.Text = "Text Box";
    textBox.Appearance.BackgroundColor = new PdfRGBColor(0.8, 0.5, 0.3);
    textBox.Appearance.FontSize = 12;

    // Create a radio group field:
    PdfAcroFormRadioGroupField radioGroup =
         PdfAcroFormField.CreateRadioGroup("Gender Group", 1);

    // Add the first radio button to the group and specify its location:
    radioGroup.AddButton("button1", new PdfRectangle(230, 635, 250, 655));

    // Add the second radio button to the group:
    radioGroup.AddButton("button2", new PdfRectangle(310, 635, 330, 655));

    // Specify radio group's selected index and appearance:
    radioGroup.SelectedIndex = 0;
    radioGroup.Appearance.BorderAppearance = new PdfAcroFormBorderAppearance()
    { Color = new PdfRGBColor(0.8, 0.5, 0.3), Width = 3 };

    // Add form fields to the page:
    processor.AddFormFields(textBox, radioGroup);

    // Save the resulting document:
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