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How do I measure the size of the text?


We can calculate the size of the text by using the method MeasureString in PdfFont class


PdfFont font = new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Helvetica, 6, PdfFontStyle.Bold);

// Measuring String

SizeF size = font.MeasureString(footerText);


Dim font As PdfFont = New PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Helvetica, 6, PdfFontStyle.Bold)

' Measuring String

Dim size As SizeF = font.MeasureString(footerText)

Please refer to the sample demonstrating this feature in the link below:


Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
893 04/30/2011 07/10/2014 Windows Forms PDF
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Kyle Humfeld Jan 01, 2016
Useful, except that the C# syntax doesn't work. Compile-time error: cannot implicitly convert float to System.Drawing.SizeF.
Kyle Humfeld Jan 01, 2016
Please strike my previous comment. Transcription error on my part.
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