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How to insert page number in existing PDF document ?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: PDF |
Published Date: January 20, 2016 |
Last Revised Date: January 20, 2016

How to insert page number in existing document?


Please refer to the following code example to insert the page number in existing PDF document using the PdfCompositeField class.


//Load the existing PDF document

PdfLoadedDocument loadedDoc = new PdfLoadedDocument("input.pdf");


//Set the font.

PdfFont font = new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Helvetica, 12f);


//Create page number field.

PdfPageNumberField pageNumber = new PdfPageNumberField(font, PdfBrushes.Black);


//Create page count field.

PdfPageCountField count = new PdfPageCountField(font, PdfBrushes.Black);


//Add the fields in composite fields.

PdfCompositeField compositeField = new PdfCompositeField(font, PdfBrushes.Black, "Page {0} of {1}", pageNumber, count);


for (int i = 0; i < loadedDoc.Pages.Count; i++)


//Draw the composite field.

compositeField.Draw(loadedDoc.Pages[i].Graphics, new PointF(loadedDoc.Pages[i].Size.Width / 2 - 20, loadedDoc.Pages[i].Size.Height - 20));



//Save the document.



//Close the document.



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