ImageEn, unit imageenio

TImageEnIO.SaveToFilePDF

TImageEnIO.SaveToFilePDF


Declaration

procedure SaveToFilePDF(const FileName: WideString);


Description

Saves the current image or layers to a file in Adobe PDF format.
FileName is the file name including extension.
The size of the page will be specified by PDF_PaperWidth and PDF_PaperHeight. Margins are specified by PDF_PageMargin.
Image position and size is affected by PDF_ImageOptions.

The following TIELayer features are not supported when exporting to PDF:
- Gradient fills
- Mask layers
- For text layers, only 90 deg. rotations are supported. Rich text formatting is not supported. To work around this,You might want to convert the text layers to images before saving.

Note:
- If PdfViewer is enabled, all pages of the PdfViewer will be saved
- Otherwise the created file will have only one page. See CreatePDFFile to create multi-page PDF files.
- If an internal save error is encountered Aborting will return true. Saving issues due to insufficient write permissions and disk write failures will raise an exception.
- To abort while saving set Aborting to true
- Read more about ImageEn PDF Support


Example 1

// Convert a BMP image to PDF
ImageEnView1.IO.LoadFromFile('C:\input.bmp');
ImageEnView1.IO.SaveToFilePDF('D:\output.pdf');


Example 2

// Create a scalable PDF document containing text and a shape

ImageEnView1.Blank;

// Add a yellow explosion shape layer at size 220 x 120
ImageEnView1.LayersAdd( iesExplosion, 50, 50, 220, 120 );
ImageEnView1.CurrentLayer.FillColor   := clYellow;
ImageEnView1.CurrentLayer.BorderWidth := 0;

// Add a text layer
ImageEnView1.LayersAdd( ielkText );
ImageEnView1.LayersAdd( 'This is an Explosion', 42, clRed, 'Arial Black', [fsBold] );
ImageEnView1.CurrentLayer.PosX := IELayer_Pos_HCenter;
ImageEnView1.CurrentLayer.PosY := IELayer_Pos_VCenter;
ImageEnView1.Update();

// Save it
ImageEnView1.IO.SaveToFilePDF('D:\Explosion.pdf');


Example 3

// Merge two PDF documents
ImageEnView1.PdfViewer.Enabled := True;
ImageEnView1.IO.LoadFromFilePDF( 'C:\document.pdf' );
ImageEnView1.PdfViewer.ImportPages( 'C:\morepages.pdf' );
ImageEnView1.IO.SaveToFilePDF( 'C:\merged.pdf' );


See Also

- CreatePDFFile
- SaveToPDF
- IECreatePDFFromFileList