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How to shrink the content of existing PDF document

Platform: WinForms |
Control: PDF
Tags: pdf, pdftemplate

The content can be shrunk from the existing PDF document into the new PDF document using the PdfTemplate class. Refer the code snippet and sample below for the same.

// Create a new instance of PdfDocument class.
PdfLoadedDocument document = new PdfLoadedDocument("../../Data/sample.pdf");
PdfTemplate template = document.Pages[0].CreateTemplate();
//Newly created document
PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument();
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.
PdfFont font = new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Helvetica, 20f);
// Draw the text.
g.DrawString("Hello world!", font, brush, new PointF(20, 20));
// Draw the PDF template with reduced size
g.DrawPdfTemplate(template, new PointF(0, 40), new SizeF(500, 500));
// Save and close the document.


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