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PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2021 6:47 pm 
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So I'm using AddTabStop to align the second Text on the right side but there is something extra I want since the result its not the best

1. Set max width on the Left Text so in gets smaller, I know I can use RightIndent but then the right text wont go on the right position fully but stop in the Indent.
2. I simply want the right text to always Align on the Top also not in the bottom.
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I already have done this with drawlines but I had to recreate everything since new pages are not generated automatically. So I desiced to use PDFsharp & MigraDoc

The width is the PDF printer width but I think I have to calculate it different cause its bigger than the printers page width.
Code:
var s = section.AddParagraph(name, "Normal");
s.Format.TabStops.AddTabStop(width - 10, MigraDoc.DocumentObjectModel.TabAlignment.Center);
s.AddTab();
s.AddText(price);


The one I created with drawline and MeasureString. But I have to rewrite everything to count for the new page generation. Maybe I can use it the document graphics with MigraDoc?
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The one I made with MigraDoc I need to make it like the one I made with Drawlines
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It also can help if you could tell me a method to know when to generate a new page.
The one I though is make stringbuilder and count each line with measure string. When the Y of the string position is higher than the page height and cant fit make a new page.
But to count each line when string doesnt fit I have to measure it again and again so I got to split it in lines.
Like how MigraDoc knows when to change the page? It measures the string like I thought of doing?


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 29, 2021 8:20 am 
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Hi!

For PDFsharp: If you use the same style for all text then you can use the TextFormatterEx2 class to find page breaks.
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=3192

If you use MigraDoc, consider using a table without visible borders. Left column for the text, right column for the amount.
Tab stops and line breaks do not work together.

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