PdfSaveOptions.DisplayDocTitle property

A flag specifying whether the window’s title bar should display the document title taken from the Title entry of the document information dictionary.

public bool DisplayDocTitle { get; set; }


If false, the title bar should instead display the name of the PDF file containing the document.

This flag is required by PDF/UA compliance. true value will be used automatically when saving to PDF/UA.

The default value is false.


Shows how to display the title of the document as the title bar.

Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
builder.Writeln("Hello world!");

doc.BuiltInDocumentProperties.Title = "Windows bar pdf title";

// Create a "PdfSaveOptions" object that we can pass to the document's "Save" method
// to modify how that method converts the document to .PDF.
// Set the "DisplayDocTitle" to "true" to get some PDF readers, such as Adobe Acrobat Pro,
// to display the value of the document's "Title" built-in property in the tab that belongs to this document.
// Set the "DisplayDocTitle" to "false" to get such readers to display the document's filename.
PdfSaveOptions pdfSaveOptions = new PdfSaveOptions { DisplayDocTitle = displayDocTitle };

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "PdfSaveOptions.DocTitle.pdf", pdfSaveOptions);

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