[Gtk-sharp-list] Rendering PDF Documents
atomikramp at email.it
Tue Sep 7 06:08:18 EDT 2010
Dimitar Dobrev wrote:
> You could try http://sourceforge.net/projects/itextsharp/ iTextSharp or
> http://www.pdfsharp.net/ PDFsharp . They are officially .NET libraries but
> I guess they should run on Mono (haven't tried them, though). It seems
> iTextSharp is the better choice because it steps on a Java library (that
> is, tested with time), is way ahead in versions and has a more recent one.
Thanks for your reply,
by taking a look at the itext library it looks like it's perfect for
managing PDFs, but i'm looking for a way to RENDER a PDF on screen, i need
to build a widget that is able to render a PDF on screen.
directly from the site:
iText isn’t a PDF viewer, nor can iText be used to print a PDF, but the
PdfReader class can give you access to the objects that form a PDF document
and to the the content stream of each page. This content stream can be
parsed and in some cases, you can convert a page to plain text.
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