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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

PdfGraphicsAcroFormField.Appearance Property

Obtains appearance settings of a form field.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

Assembly: DevExpress.Pdf.v22.1.Drawing.dll

Declaration

public PdfGraphicsAcroFormFieldAppearance Appearance { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
PdfGraphicsAcroFormFieldAppearance

An object that specifies appearance options.

Example

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

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 and draw a text box field.
        using (PdfGraphics graphics = processor.CreateGraphics())
        {
            DrawTextBoxField(graphics);

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

static void DrawTextBoxField(PdfGraphics graphics)
{
    // Create a text box field and specify its location.
    PdfGraphicsAcroFormTextBoxField textBox =
        new PdfGraphicsAcroFormTextBoxField("text box", new RectangleF(0, 10, 200, 30));

    // Specify text box properties.
    textBox.Text = "Text Box";           
    textBox.TextAlignment = PdfAcroFormStringAlignment.Near;
    textBox.Appearance.FontSize = 12;
    textBox.Appearance.BackgroundColor = Color.AliceBlue;          

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

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