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Thumbnails

This document introduces page thumbnails and describes their capabilities on a navigation pane.

This document consists of the following sections.

Expanded Overview

A thumbnail provides a miniature preview of a document page. The PDF Viewer shows page thumbnails of an active PDF document in the Page Thumbnails panel. The panel is located on the Navigation pane.

When a thumbnail is selected, the PDF Viewer shows the corresponding page.

You can navigate through a document by selecting the page thumbnails.

The Page Thumbnails panel provides thumbnail options that can be accessed using one of the following ways:

  • click the Options drop-down button;

  • use the right click menu of the Page Thumbnails panel.

The Page Thumbnails panel provides the following options.

  • Print Pages... - invokes the Print dialog in which you can print pages that correspond to the selected thumbnails.

    Use this option after a thumbnail is selected. If there are no selected thumbnails in the panel, the Page range option in the Print dialog is set to All. This means that all pages in a document can be printed.

  • Enlarge Page Thumbnails - increases the page thumbnails size.
  • Reduce Page Thumbnails - decreases the page thumbnails size.

You can also enlarge/reduce thumbnail size using one of the following ways:

  • press Ctrl on the keyboard and scroll the mouse wheel when the Page Thumbnails panel is focused;
  • use the zoom slider which is placed on the panel.

Expanded Customization

This section describes properties that can be used to customize thumbnails of a PDF Viewer.

To customize thumbnails on the Thumbnails panel, access a PdfThumbnailsViewerSettings object using the PdfViewerControl.ThumbnailsViewerSettings property.

The main thumbnails settings are detailed in the following table.

Member Description
PdfThumbnailsViewerSettings.HideThumbnailsViewer Gets or sets a value which specifies whether the PDF thumbnails viewer is hidden.
PdfThumbnailsViewerSettings.ThumbnailsViewerInitialState Gets or sets the thumbnails viewer visible state after loading a PDF document.
PdfThumbnailsViewerSettings.ThumbnailsViewerState Specifies the thumbnails viewer visible state.
PdfThumbnailsViewerSettings.ThumbnailsViewerStyle Gets or sets a style applied to the thumbnails viewer. This is a dependency property.

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