Overview

RadPdfViewer for Xamarin is a control that enables you to easily load and display PDF documents natively in your application. It has been made more than simple with the exposed commands that can be easily bound to and the full integration with the RadPdfViewerToolbar.

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Figure 1: RadPdfViewer Overview

PdfViewer Overview

Key Features

  • Visualize pdf documents: RadPdfViewer could display pdf documents that include images, shapes (geometrics), different colors(solid, linear and radial gradients), ordered and bullet lists, and more.

  • Various document source options: You could load the pdf document from a stream, from a file added as embedded resource or a file located on the device, etc. For more details check Key Features: Pdf Document Visualization.

  • Zooming Functionality: RadPdfViewer provides an option for zoom in and zoom out the content of the document. For more details on this check Zoom Level Support topic.

  • Single page and Continuous Scrolling Support: You can choose between two layout modes which allow the document to be scrolled in the viewer. Read Viewing Modes for more details.

  • Commands Support: RadPdfViewer allows you to extend the default commands, such as ZoomIn, ZoomOut, NavigateTo (NextPage, PreviousPage, Page), FitToWidth and ToggleLayoutMode. For detailed information on the matter check Commands article.

  • RadPdf Toolbar (Build-In Commands Operations): You could take advantage of a pre-defined UI automatically wired with all of the commands provided by the control through built-in functionality. Check Pdf Toolbar article for more info.

Check out RadPdfViewer Getting Started help article that shows how to use it in a basic scenario.

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