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90783 Oct 17,2009 09:34 AM UTC Aug 7,2018 04:58 AM UTC WinForms 3
Tags: PDF
Andreas Hirtzel
Asked On October 17, 2009 09:34 AM UTC


I'd like to draw a rectangle grey shape with bold text in it, but can't find any sample. Can someone help me, please?


Sri Subhashini M [Syncfusion]
Replied On October 21, 2009 10:06 AM UTC

Hi Andreas,

Thank you for your interest in Essential PDF.

Drawing Text inside rectangle

We can draw text inside the rectangle with the help of DrawRectangle and DrawString methods. Kindly refer the below sample which demonstrates drawing text inside the rectangle.


Please let me know if you need any further assistance.


Haikal Khair
Replied On August 6, 2018 08:23 AM UTC

Could you please update that example to a newer VS version. I can't open it.

KarthikeyanC [Syncfusion]
Replied On August 7, 2018 04:58 AM UTC

Hi Haikal, 
I have attached the sample, code snippet and the output PDF for your reference. 

Code snippet 
//Create a new document 
PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument(); 
//Add a page 
PdfPage page = doc.Pages.Add(); 
//Create Pdf graphics for the page 
PdfGraphics g = page.Graphics; 
//Create a solid brush 
PdfBrush brush = new PdfSolidBrush(Color.Black); 
//Set the font with bold 
PdfFont font = new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Helvetica, 10f, PdfFontStyle.Bold); 
//Draw the rectangle with Gray color 
g.DrawRectangle(new PdfPen(PdfBrushes.Gray, 1), PdfBrushes.White, new RectangleF(100, 200, 100, 50)); 
//Draw the text 
g.DrawString("Hello world!", font, brush, new PointF(120, 220)); 
//Save and close the document 



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