[Gtk-sharp-list] Rendering PDF Documents

Stifu stifu at free.fr
Tue Sep 7 06:32:33 EDT 2010

But as for PDFsharp, the site mentions it can "draw on the screen".

Rampage wrote:
> Dimitar Dobrev wrote:
>> You could try  http://sourceforge.net/projects/itextsharp/ iTextSharp  or 
>> http://www.pdfsharp.net/ PDFsharp . They are officially .NET libraries
>> but I guess they should run on Mono (haven't tried them, though). It
>> seems iTextSharp is the better choice because it steps on a Java library
>> (that is, tested with time), is way ahead in versions and has a more
>> recent one. 
> Thanks for your reply,
> by taking a look at the itext library it looks like it's perfect for
> managing PDFs, but i'm looking for a way to RENDER a PDF on screen, i need
> to build a widget that is able to render a PDF on screen.
> directly from the site:
> "
> iText isn’t a PDF viewer, nor can iText be used to print a PDF, but the
> PdfReader class can give you access to the objects that form a PDF
> document and to	the the content stream of each page. This content stream
> can be parsed and in some cases, you can convert a page to plain text.
> "

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