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PdfGraphics.AddLinkToPage(RectangleF, Int32, Single) Method

Adds a link that refers to the document page with the specified number and zoom factor.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

Assembly: DevExpress.Pdf.v23.2.Drawing.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Drawing


public void AddLinkToPage(
    RectangleF linkArea,
    int pageNumber,
    float zoom


Name Type Description
linkArea RectangleF

A page area (in the world coordinate system) where you can add a link.

pageNumber Int32

The target page number.

zoom Single

A zoom factor by which the document is scaled after you click a link.


This method specifies the page area on which you can click to refer to the document page defined by the pageNumber parameter. After you click the added link, the target page is scaled by the specified zoom factor.

To draw a link on the PDF page, use one of the following methods:

PdfGraphics.AddToPageForeground, PdfGraphics.AddToPageBackground
These methods allow you to draw content on an existing page.
Draws content on a new page.


Coordinate system transformations (e.g., system rotation) are not taken into account when the AddLinkToPage method is called.

The code sample below adds a link that refers to the second document page and scales this page by 300%.

View Example

using System;
using DevExpress.Pdf;
using System.Drawing;

using (PdfDocumentProcessor processor = new PdfDocumentProcessor())
    // Create an empty document.

    // Create and draw graphics.
    using (PdfGraphics graphics = processor.CreateGraphics())
        // Draw a link text.
        SolidBrush black = (SolidBrush)Brushes.Black;
        using (Font font = new Font("Times New Roman", 32, FontStyle.Bold))
            graphics.DrawString("PDF Document API", font, black, 180, 150);

        // Create a link to the second document page.
        graphics.AddLinkToPage(new RectangleF(180, 160, 480, 30), 2, 3);

        // Render a page with graphics.
        processor.RenderNewPage(PdfPaperSize.Letter, graphics);

        // Create the second document page to which the link refers.
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