RTF to PDF question RRS feed

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  • I use this forum as I usually do with a VB question.  I know this question is not directly about VB, but my project I am creating is.  If this is not the forum, do you know what would be?  I am using the Office.Interop Word assembly to take the text from a RichTextBox control and convert this to a PDF file and yes, it is working fine.  However, the margins and paper size are not correct during this conversion.  And I dont know if those parameters lie with the RTF markup or the Word conversion document itself.  The page defaults to portrait, 8.5 x 11, but I would like landscape.  

    Thanks for any direction or information you might have.

    This is an example:

    The RTF table

    The converted PDF file

    Everything else is good with the RTF to PDF conversion, including proper footers and page breaks.  I just need to understand how to handle the page setup.

    UPDATE: As sometimes happens, I tend to answer my own question when I post comments to forums.  I am thinking that it is the calculation of twips across the page.  A page in landscape has 15,840 twips and this table calculates out more than that.  

    Brad Allison

    Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:07 PM

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  • Hi guyinkalamazoo3,

    Thank you for posting here.

    >>Everything else is good with the RTF to PDF conversion, including proper footers and page breaks.

    Could you provide some related code here? It will help us make a test and reproduce your problem.

    We are waiting for your update.

    Best Regards,

    Xingyu Zhao

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    Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:36 AM