[Gtk-sharp-list] Rendering PDF Documents

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Wed Sep 8 06:36:46 EDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-09-08 at 00:35 -0700, Rampage wrote:
> Adam Tauno Williams-3 wrote:
> > Well, a bit-o-binging led me to 
> > <http://git.gnome.org/browse/pdfmod/tree/src/PdfMod/Pdf/Document.cs>
> > which is a source file for the *very* nice PDFMod application.  Which
> > displays and slice-and-dices PDF files.  It seems to use PdfSharp
> > <http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfsharp/> and poppler.
> yesterday by playing around and on a trial and error basis i've managed do
> somehow accomplish my task using Poppler-sharp + Cairo in a drawingarea.

Sounds like a great topic for a BLOG post!  Then there would at least be
something for Bing to find for the next guy or gal.

> my main problem now is that if the page/picture rendered is bigger than the
> area i have the view of (due to video resolution) i can't scroll.
> i've tried putting the drawingarea into a scrolledwindow container, but with
> no luck.

Do the scroll bars appear?  If they appear are they at maximum as though
the entire area is already visible?

> i'm trying to build a simple widget so for now i'm not interested in
> scrolling the pdf pages, i'll use a toolbar with back and forward buttons to
> trigger the rendering of a specified page number.
> the problem is, as i said above, that the whole page is rendered but can't
> be scrolled.
> any kind of hint is really welcome.

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