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Using Text Encodings in PDF (.NET Core/Framework)

Using a Text Encoding in PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy.

When using a non-symbolic (Symbol and ZapfDingbats being the exception) Core Font, Latin 1 encoding is used by default. Alternate encodings can be specified when needed to allow access to characters that are specific to those encodings. These encodings are accessed through static properties on the Encoder class:

Encoder.CentralEurope - Code Page 1250 Encoder.Latin1 - Code Page 1252 or WinANSI Encoding Encoder.Turkish - Code Page 1254 Encoder.Baltic - Code Page 1257 Encoder.Latin2 - ISO 8859-2 Encoder.Latin9 - ISO 8859-15

How to use Text Encoding in PDF

Below are the steps and sample code to use Text Encoding in PDF document using the Generator product.

Steps for using Text Encoding in a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a core font with a specified encoding.
  4. Use the font to create a TextArea page element and specify the font and other necessary parameters.
  5. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();

Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add( page );
           
Font centralEuropeHelveticaFont = new Helvetica( Encoder.CentralEurope );
page1.Elements.Add( new TextArea( "Text", 0, 0, 200, 12, centralEuropeHelveticaFont, 12 ) );      

document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");        

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