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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.v23.2.Drawing.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Drawing


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


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.


Type Description

The string’s measured size.


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.

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