This topic summarizes the new functionality introduced in the viewer with helpful links to places in the documentation that describe in greater detail the new functionality and how it can be used.
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Page rotation. Read more
Single page presenter.
Exception handling on RadFixedDocument level.
Exception handling in RadPdfViewer. Read more
Fit to page and Fit to width functionalities.
Introduced Find dialog. Read more
Introduced editable percent combo box.
Support for tiles and gradients patterns.
Support for separation colors.
JPEG decode filter.
Introduced SearchOptions property for FindCommand and FindPreviousCommand.
Support for TrueType, OpenType, Type1, Type0 fonts.
ZapfDingbats font support.
Support of Arabic language.
Exposed ScaleFactorChanged event to public API.
Introduced PageMargins property for PrintSettings.
Touch support: Scrolling on a touch device in Silverlight and WPF.
PdfViewer supports decode arrays.
Implemented new filters and introduced API for registering custom filters
Support for most documents exported by major PDF authoring tools
Introduced commands and bindings to UI. Added customizable toolbar UI as a separate control. Read more
Support for color spaces
Better image formats support. API for extending supported image formats
Added MVVM compatible API to manage the viewer
New better text rendering mechanism
More PDF elements supported: XObject, InlineImage, etc.
In 2012 Q1 SP1 - 2012.1.0326 there are some additional enhancements:
On demand page content loading.
Enable Display PDF in RadBook scenario.
A demo on the integration between RadPdfViewer and RadBook. Online demo