DmlEffectsRenderingMode enumeration

Specifies how DrawingML effects are rendered to fixed page formats.

public enum DmlEffectsRenderingMode


Simplified0Rendering of DrawingML effects are simplified.
None1No DrawingML effects are rendered.
Fine2DrawingML effects are rendered in fine mode which involves advanced processing. In this mode rendering of effects gives better results but at a higher performance cost than Simplified mode.


Shows how to configure the rendering quality of DrawingML effects in a document as we save it to PDF.

Document doc = new Document(MyDir + "DrawingML shape effects.docx");

// Create a "PdfSaveOptions" object that we can pass to the document's "Save" method
// to modify how that method converts the document to .PDF.
PdfSaveOptions options = new PdfSaveOptions();

// Set the "DmlEffectsRenderingMode" property to "DmlEffectsRenderingMode.None" to discard all DrawingML effects.
// Set the "DmlEffectsRenderingMode" property to "DmlEffectsRenderingMode.Simplified"
// to render a simplified version of DrawingML effects.
// Set the "DmlEffectsRenderingMode" property to "DmlEffectsRenderingMode.Fine" to
// render DrawingML effects with more accuracy and also with more processing cost.
options.DmlEffectsRenderingMode = effectsRenderingMode;

Assert.AreEqual(DmlRenderingMode.DrawingML, options.DmlRenderingMode);

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "PdfSaveOptions.DrawingMLEffects.pdf", options);

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