Posts tagged with 'c1pdfviewer'
The 2015 v1 release is here. In addition to a new face to our website, we've put together a large assortment of enhancements to the ComponentOne XAML Studios. Download ComponentOne Studio and select the XAML editions you want. Read below to find out what's new in each XAML editions.
ComponentOne PdfViewer™ for WinRT XAML can display PDF documents within your Windows Store applications without requiring any external application. With the 2013 v3 release of Studio for WinRT XAML, the C1PdfViewer control includes a new render mode based off the Windows PDF API that was introduced in Windows 8.1. This article discusses the new rendering mode, the tradeoffs, as well as when you should choose to use it.
Studio Enterprise 2013 v3 is already here and there are many exciting new things in Studio for WinRT XAML. This release is completely centered around Windows 8.1 as we move forward with new changes - some even taking advantage of 8.1 features. For instance, each control now supports the RequestedTheme property which allows you to specify a light or dark theme for any control in your app. The C1PdfViewer and C1FlexGrid controls have been enhanced to take advantage of the latest Windows 8.1 features. Plus, we have a few new controls and major enhancements to existing ones. Read more below.
A couple years ago I wrote this sample that shows how to use C1PdfViewer and C1Book together to display a PDF file like an interactive book. Now that we have C1Book and C1PdfViewer available in WinRT XAML, it’s time to update the sample.
There is so much to cover in the 2013 v2 release of Studio for WPF, Silverlight, WinRT XAML and Windows Phone. You can now download this update from the web site. If you're interested in more than one studio, I recommend installing Studio Enterprise. The web installer lets you select which studios you wish to download and install. In this post I highlight 12 of the coolest new features and controls.
After loading a PDF with the C1PdfViewer control, you can obtain a list of its pages as FrameworkElements to customize how the user views each page. Just call the GetPages method. This enables a lot more flexibility in working with existing PDF documents. One example is you can send the page images to a printing-enabled device on Windows 8.
Studio Enterprise 2010 v3 includes the new C1PdfViewer control - the first of its kind - for viewing PDF documents in Silverlight and WPF. This viewer has its own built-in PDF parser so it has no dependency on Adobe Reader. It's considered to be experimental in this first release, because not every feature of PDF is supported out of the box (for example: special fonts and input controls are not supported yet).