Skip to main content
.NET Framework 4.5.2+

PdfGraphics.MeasureString(String, Font, PdfStringFormat, Single, Single) Method

Measures the specified string when drawn with the specified font and format parameters, horizontal and vertical resolutions.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

Assembly: DevExpress.Pdf.v22.2.Drawing.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Drawing

Declaration

public SizeF MeasureString(
    string text,
    Font font,
    PdfStringFormat format,
    float dpiX,
    float dpiY
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
text String

A text to measure.

font Font

An object that defines font settings.

format PdfStringFormat

An object that specifies text formatting parameters.

dpiX Single

The horizontal resolution, in dots per inch. The default value is 96.

dpiY Single

The vertical resolution, in dots per inch. The default value is 96.

Returns

Type Description
SizeF

The string’s measured size.

Remarks

Use this method to calculate the size of the drawn text. Use the returned SizeF object to calculate a page area or a point where you can draw text.

The following code snippet (auto-collected from DevExpress Examples) contains a reference to the MeasureString(String, Font, PdfStringFormat, Single, Single) method.

Note

The algorithm used to collect these code examples remains a work in progress. Accordingly, the links and snippets below may produce inaccurate results. If you encounter an issue with code examples below, please use the feedback form on this page to report the issue.

See Also