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Overview

Gnostice PDFtoolkit VCL is a powerful PDF processing component suite for developers using CodeGear® Delphi™, CodeGear C++Builder™, Turbo Delphi, and Turbo C++. 

PDFtoolkit works with existing PDF documents. PDFtoolkit can be used for:

  1. Modification
  2. Content extraction (text and images)
  3. Transformation (merging and splitting)
  4. Enhancement (bookmarks, hyperlinks, comments, stamps, watermarks, and encryption)
  5. Forms processing (adding/editing/deleting/flattening form fields)
  6. Viewing and printing (visual components)
  7. Text search (visual component)

The main components of PDFtoolkit are

  1. TgtPDFDocument is the main component. It represents a PDF document.
  2. TgtPDFViewer is a GUI component for displaying a PDF document. This is available only in ProPlus edition.
  3. TgtPDFPrinter is a component for printing a PDF component. This is available only in ProPlus edition.
  4. TgtPDFOutlineViewer is a GUI component for displaying a tree-view of bookmarks in a PDF document. This is available only in ProPlus edition.
  5. TgtPDFSearchPanel is a GUI component that provides interactive text search capability. It can work with the TgtPDFViewer component to provide integrated navigation for search results. This is available only in ProPlus edition.