PDF Succinctly

In spite of the abundance of PDF readers and editors available, perhaps you want to know the fundamentals of the PDF standard without reading thousands of pages. PDF Succinctly is your primer for understanding the components of PDFs, how text and graphics are added to them, and how the final PDF is compiled. This e-book also includes an introduction to iTextSharp, a C# library that provides an object-oriented wrapper for native PDF elements. With the basic information about the Portable Document Format contained in this book, it will be much easier for you to streamline the creation of PDF documents.

Table of Contents

  1. Conceptual Overview
  2. Building a PDF
  3. Text Operators
  4. Graphics Operators
  5. Navigation and Annotations
  6. Creating PDFs in C#