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PDF Viewer

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Use the DevExpress PDF Viewer Control to display PDF files directly in your WinForms application, without the need to install an external PDF Viewer on your end user's machine.

Getting Started

The following tutorials explain how to use the DevExpress PDF Viewer:


Coordinate Systems

This section contains topics that describe the document navigation features.

  • Navigating and Viewing a Document

    This section describes how to navigate between pages and see the page viewing history.

  • Navigation Pane

    Describes the navigation pane's structure.

  • Bookmarks

    Introduces PDF Viewer bookmarks, and describes their capabilities and customization options.

  • Thumbnails

    Introduces PDF Viewer thumbnails and describes their capabilities.

  • Hyperlinks

    Introduces hyperlinks and describes their capabilities.


Access and Edit Document Content

The PDF Viewer allows users to edit form fields, import/export AcroForm data, create and edit text markup annotations, initiate clipboard operations and much more. The topics in this section describe these operations.

  • Interactive Forms

    Introduces interactive forms and describes how to export (import) a document with interactive form data in various formats.

  • File Attachment

    Introduces the file attachment and describes actions that can be performed on attachments.

  • Text Markup Annotations

    Introduces text markup annotations and describes how to manipulate (create, edit and remove) the annotations in pages.

  • Content Copying

    Describes how to copy document content (text and an image) to the Clipboard.

  • Printing

    Describes how to print a document and customize print settings in the Print dialog.



The topics in this section describe the interactive operations end users can perform in the PDF Viewer.


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