UI for Xamarin

Xamarin.Forms PdfViewer

  • Best in class Xamarin PdfViewer control featuring support for various PDF document elements, crisp rendering, continues scrolling support, annotations, selection, search and much more.
  • Part of Telerik UI for Xamarin together with other best-in-class native components for any mobile device.
  • Includes support, documentation, demos, learning resources and more!
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  • Overview

    The PdfViewer control in Telerik UI for Xamarin enables the end-users of your application to open and view PDF documents straight through their mobile app without having to install any third-party software or switching back and forth between the two.
    Telerik UI for Xamarin PDFViewer Overview
  • Support for Various PDF Document Elements

    The PdfViewer can display PDF documents, which contain images, shapes, colors, ordered and bullet lists among other elements.
    Telerik UI for Xamarin PDFViewer Support for Document Elements
  • Crisp Document Rendering

    When zooming into high-quality documents the rendering happens in the background in order to maintain high performance, while at the same time the document’s quality will be preserved and displayed clear and sharp.

  • Single Page and Continuous Scrolling Support

    End users can scroll PDF documents in the viewer with a fluent experience utilizing the two scrolling modes – Continuous scroll for scrolling all pages or SinglePage scrolling for scrolling one page at a time.
    Telerik UI for Xamarin Xamarin PDFVeiwer Scrolling
  • Load-Page-on-Demand

    Pages in the control are loaded and rendered only when required to increase performance.

  • PDF Navigation

    The control offers support for a variety of commands such as Zooming, Navigation, FitToWidth and ToggleLayoutMode.
  • Selection

    The Xamarin PDF Viewer control features selection allowing end users to select and copy the desired text of the PDF document with convenient drag handles upon hold or via mouse. The selected text can be added to the clipboard of the OS.

    All of this is accompanied by highly useful customization options to change the appearance colors of the selection as well as the appearance of the menu.

    Telerik UI for Xamarin PDFViewer Selection
  • PDF documents containing link annotations pointing to specific URLs will be displayed in the Xamarin PDF control and upon tap or click the URL navigation will be performed. Extension point for customizing the URL navigation behavior is also available. In addition, if there are link annotations pointing to locations in the PDF document, upon click the document will be scrolled to the appropriate location.
    Telerik UI for Xamarin PDFViewer - Link Annotations
  • Powerful Toolbar

    With the built-in toolbar in the PdfViewer, all commands and actions are set in place and available to the user from a convenient and familiar UI.
    Telerik UI for Xamarin PdfViewer Powerful Toolbar
  • Fit-To-Width

    Content can be automatically scaled to fit the current page to the available width or to fit the widest page in the document.

  • PDF Sources

    Pdf documents can be loaded from various sources such as existing FixedDocument, URI, ByteArray or a Stream.
  • The search text functionality of the PdfViewer for Xamarin allows users to find and highlight text inside a PDF document.Take advantage of the PdfViewerToolbar built-in search UI or search programmatically through the provided API. With the built-in search UI users can easily enter text and browse through the search results within the PdfViewer toolbar. In addition, there is a convenient toast message showing the count of the search results or a localizable message in case no results are found.


    Telerik UI for Xamarin PDFViewer Search
  • Support for Embedded Fonts

    If you work with PDF documents on a regular basis, you might have experienced issues with incorrectly displayed text due to unsupported fonts in various PDF viewers. While the Telerik PdfViewer works with 14 standard fonts, it also supports a built-in mechanism for importing custom fonts. 

    Learn more about registering a font with Telerik UI for Xamarin PdfViewer

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