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PDFViewer - Return the path\filename

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141554 Dec 17,2018 07:54 PM UTC Dec 19,2018 12:27 PM UTC WinForms 3
Tags: PdfViewer
Darrin Edwards
Asked On December 17, 2018 08:03 PM UTC

Hi guys,

This might sound like a silly question - but how can I get the file/path of the document presently open in the PDF Viewer ?

If I load a document as a stream, and display it in the PDF Viewer and then allow a user to save it to the disk drive ... how can I know what filename/path the user has used ?

I could not find any reference in the object browser or other forms of help.

Many thanks in advance.


Edit: I see the question has been asked here and this feature was scheduled for inclusion in May 2018 ... did that occur?

Karthik Krishnaraj [Syncfusion]
Replied On December 18, 2018 01:07 PM UTC

Hi Darrin, 
Greetings from Syncfusion, 
We have the API to access the filename and filepath of the loaded PDF document in PDF Viewer control.  You can find the below API to access the filename/path of the loaded PDF document. 
string filename = pdfViewerControl.DocumentInformation.FileName; 
string filepath = pdfViewerControl.DocumentInformation.FilePath; 
However, if you load the document as stream we cannot get the filename/file path. This is the behavior of our PDF Viewer control. Also, we would like to know the use case of your requirement to load document as stream and to retrieve the file path. It will be helpful for us to analyze further and provide better solution. 

Darrin Edwards
Replied On December 18, 2018 09:53 PM UTC

Karthik, thank you for your response - its answers my query.

Karthik Krishnaraj [Syncfusion]
Replied On December 19, 2018 12:27 PM UTC

Hi Darrin, 
We are glad to know that provided solution helps. Please let me know if you have any other query. 


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