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Getting Started with the WinForms RadPdfViewer
RadPdfViewer enables you to easily load and display PDF documents natively in your application without using any third-party tools except Telerik’s WinForms toolbox. Thanks to its built-in UI virtualization, RadPdfViewer delivers a efficient solution in every scenario. This component will come as a nice addition to your Content Management Systems and Reporting applications, let’s see what RadPdfViewer provides as a feature set.

RadPdfViewer is a control that can natively visualize PDF documents straight in your application. It comes with a predefined UI that is intuitive and provides the means for utilizing the features of the control. The control utilizes virtualization and supports load on-demand mode in order to guarantee good performance with larger documents.

Figure 1: RadPdfViewer

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Here is a list of the supported features

  • Open PDF document from file or stream
  • Pan
  • Zoom
  • Selection
  • Annotations
  • Copy to clipboard
  • Find
  • Keyboard navigation
  • Navigation toolbar
  • Context menu
  • Printing

RadPdfViewer requires .NET Framework 4.0 and cannot be used with an older version.

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