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

Measures the specified string when drawn with the specified font, text layout size, and format.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Drawing


public SizeF MeasureString(
    string text,
    Font font,
    SizeF layoutSize,
    PdfStringFormat format


Name Type Description
text String

A String to measure.

font Font

An object that contains font parameters.

layoutSize SizeF

Specifies the maximum layout area for the text.

format PdfStringFormat

An object that contains text formatting parameters.


Type Description

The string’s measured size.


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

The MeasureString method overload measures a string with 96 DPI. Use the PdfGraphics.MeasureString(String, Font, PdfStringFormat, Single, Single) method overload to obtain text size with 72 DPI to calculate its size on a PDF page.

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