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SaveOptions(string) Method

Summary

Saves the document options to an XML file on disk.

Syntax

C#
VB
Java
Objective-C
C++
public void SaveOptions( 
   string fileName 
) 
Public Overloads Sub SaveOptions( _ 
   ByVal fileName As String _ 
)  
macOS Only: 
- (BOOL)saveOptionsToFile:(NSString *)fileName error:(NSError **)error 
             
public void saveOptions(String fileName) 
public: 
void SaveOptions(  
   String^ fileName 
)  

Parameters

fileName
The name of XML file to save the options to.

Remarks

To load the options saved into a disk file by the SaveOptions(string) method, use LoadOptions(string).

To load and save the options to an XML stream instead of a file, use LoadOptions(stream) and SaveOptions(stream).

Saving the options to an XML file allows the options to be set the required way once and then re-used in multiple sessions (or multiple DocumentWriter instances). Each document format supported by the LEADTOOLS Document Writer contain extra functionality and options that can be accessed with the GetOptions and SetOptions methods. For more information, refer to DocumentOptions.

The following options are saved to the XML:

The following options are saved to the XML:

Example

This example will change some of the options in a DocumentWriter object, saves them to disk and then re-load them in a new instance.

C#
VB
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.Codecs; 
using Leadtools.Forms.DocumentWriters; 
using Leadtools.Forms.Ocr; 
 
public void DocumentOptionsDiskExample() 
{ 
   var xmlFileName = Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, "DocumentWriterOptions.xml"); 
 
   // Create a new instance of the LEADTOOLS Document Writer 
   var docWriter1 = new DocumentWriter(); 
 
   // Show the default PDF and HTML options before 
   ShowOptions("Default options for docWriter1", docWriter1); 
 
   // Change the PDF options and HTML options 
   var pdfOptions = docWriter1.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Pdf) as PdfDocumentOptions; 
   pdfOptions.DocumentType = PdfDocumentType.PdfA; 
   pdfOptions.ImageOverText = true; 
   docWriter1.SetOptions(DocumentFormat.Pdf, pdfOptions); 
 
   var htmlOptions = docWriter1.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Html) as HtmlDocumentOptions; 
   htmlOptions.UseBackgroundColor = true; 
   htmlOptions.BackgroundColor = RasterColor.FromKnownColor(RasterKnownColor.LightBlue); 
   docWriter1.SetOptions(DocumentFormat.Html, htmlOptions); 
 
   // Show the options again 
   ShowOptions("New options for docWriter1", docWriter1); 
 
   // Save these options to disk 
   docWriter1.SaveOptions(xmlFileName); 
 
   // Create a new DocumentWriter object 
   var docWriter2 = new DocumentWriter(); 
 
   // Show its options, should be the defaults 
   ShowOptions("Default options for docWriter2", docWriter2); 
 
   // Load the options from disk to this object 
   docWriter2.LoadOptions(xmlFileName); 
 
   // Show the options now, should be the saved ones 
   ShowOptions("Options for docWriter2 after loading from the XML file", docWriter2); 
} 
 
private void ShowOptions(string message, DocumentWriter docWriter) 
{ 
   Console.WriteLine(message); 
 
   var pdfOptions = docWriter.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Pdf) as PdfDocumentOptions; 
   Console.WriteLine("  PDF options: "); 
   Console.WriteLine("    DocumentType:  " + pdfOptions.DocumentType); 
   Console.WriteLine("    FontEmbedMode: " + pdfOptions.FontEmbedMode); 
   Console.WriteLine("    ImageOverText: " + pdfOptions.ImageOverText); 
 
   var htmlOptions = docWriter.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Html) as HtmlDocumentOptions; 
   Console.WriteLine("  HTML options: "); 
   Console.WriteLine("    DocumentType:       " + htmlOptions.DocumentType); 
   Console.WriteLine("    FontEmbedMode:      " + htmlOptions.FontEmbedMode); 
   Console.WriteLine("    UseBackgroundColor: " + htmlOptions.UseBackgroundColor); 
   Console.WriteLine("    BackgroundColor:    " + htmlOptions.BackgroundColor); 
   Console.WriteLine("-------------------------"); 
} 
 
static class LEAD_VARS 
{ 
   public const string ImagesDir = @"C:\Users\Public\Documents\LEADTOOLS Images"; 
} 
Imports Leadtools 
Imports Leadtools.Codecs 
Imports Leadtools.Forms.DocumentWriters 
Imports Leadtools.Forms.Ocr 
 
Public Sub DocumentOptionsDiskExample() 
   Dim xmlFileName As String = Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, "DocumentWriterOptions.xml") 
 
   ' Create a new instance of the LEADTOOLS Document Writer 
   Dim docWriter1 As New DocumentWriter() 
 
   ' Show the default PDF and HTML options before 
   ShowOptions("Default options for docWriter1", docWriter1) 
 
   ' Change the PDF options and HTML options 
   Dim pdfOptions As PdfDocumentOptions = DirectCast(docWriter1.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Pdf), PdfDocumentOptions) 
   pdfOptions.DocumentType = PdfDocumentType.PdfA 
   pdfOptions.ImageOverText = True 
   docWriter1.SetOptions(DocumentFormat.Pdf, pdfOptions) 
 
   Dim htmlOptions As HtmlDocumentOptions = DirectCast(docWriter1.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Html), HtmlDocumentOptions) 
   htmlOptions.UseBackgroundColor = True 
   htmlOptions.BackgroundColor = RasterColor.FromKnownColor(RasterKnownColor.LightBlue) 
   docWriter1.SetOptions(DocumentFormat.Html, htmlOptions) 
 
   ' Show the options again 
   ShowOptions("New options for docWriter1", docWriter1) 
 
   ' Save these options to disk 
   docWriter1.SaveOptions(xmlFileName) 
 
   ' Create a new DocumentWriter object 
   Dim docWriter2 As New DocumentWriter() 
 
   ' Show its options, should be the defaults 
   ShowOptions("Default options for docWriter2", docWriter2) 
 
   ' Load the options from disk to this object 
   docWriter2.LoadOptions(xmlFileName) 
 
   ' Show the options now, should be the saved ones 
   ShowOptions("Options for docWriter2 after loading from the XML file", docWriter2) 
End Sub 
 
Private Sub ShowOptions(message As String, docWriter As DocumentWriter) 
   Console.WriteLine(message) 
 
   Dim pdfOptions As PdfDocumentOptions = DirectCast(docWriter.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Pdf), PdfDocumentOptions) 
   Console.WriteLine("  PDF options: ") 
   Console.WriteLine("    DocumentType:  " + pdfOptions.DocumentType.ToString()) 
   Console.WriteLine("    FontEmbedMode: " + pdfOptions.FontEmbedMode.ToString()) 
   Console.WriteLine("    ImageOverText: " + pdfOptions.ImageOverText.ToString()) 
 
   Dim htmlOptions As HtmlDocumentOptions = DirectCast(docWriter.GetOptions(DocumentFormat.Html), HtmlDocumentOptions) 
   Console.WriteLine("  HTML options: ") 
   Console.WriteLine("    DocumentType:       " + htmlOptions.DocumentType.ToString()) 
   Console.WriteLine("    FontEmbedMode:      " + htmlOptions.FontEmbedMode.ToString()) 
   Console.WriteLine("    UseBackgroundColor: " + htmlOptions.UseBackgroundColor.ToString()) 
   Console.WriteLine("    BackgroundColor:    " + htmlOptions.BackgroundColor.ToString()) 
   Console.WriteLine("-------------------------") 
End Sub 
 
Public NotInheritable Class LEAD_VARS 
   Public Const ImagesDir As String = "C:\Users\Public\Documents\LEADTOOLS Images" 
End Class 

Requirements

Target Platforms

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