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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

PdfGraphicsAcroFormChoiceField.SelectValue(String) Method

Selects an item in a combo box or a list box by its export value.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Drawing

Declaration

public bool SelectValue(
    string exportValue
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
exportValue String

The item’s export value.

Returns

Type Description
Boolean

true, if the combo box or list box item was successfully selected; otherwise, false.

Example

This example shows how to use PDF Graphics API to create a combo box field and add it to a PDF page.

View Example

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


static void Main(string[] args)
{
    using (PdfDocumentProcessor processor = new PdfDocumentProcessor())
    {
        // Create an empty document. 
        processor.CreateEmptyDocument("..\\..\\Result.pdf");

        // Create graphics and draw a combo box field.
        using (PdfGraphics graphics = processor.CreateGraphics())
        {
            DrawComboBoxField(graphics);

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

static void DrawComboBoxField(PdfGraphics graphics)
{
    // Create a combo box field
    PdfGraphicsAcroFormComboBoxField comboBox = 
        new PdfGraphicsAcroFormComboBoxField("combo Box", new RectangleF(20, 20, 100, 20));

    // Add values to the combo box.  
    comboBox.AddValue("Red");
    comboBox.AddValue("Yellow");
    comboBox.AddValue("Green");
    comboBox.AddValue("Blue");

    // Specify combo box selected value, text alignment, and appearance.
    comboBox.SelectValue("Red");
    comboBox.TextAlignment = PdfAcroFormStringAlignment.Far;
    comboBox.Appearance.BackgroundColor = Color.Beige;
    comboBox.Appearance.FontSize = 14;

    // Add the field to the document.
    graphics.AddFormField(comboBox);
}

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