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How to adjust zoom ratio in Excel to PDF conversion?

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This article explains how to adjust zoom ratio in Excel to PDF conversion using XlsIO.

What is Zoom Ratio?

Zoom value gets or sets the percentage (between 10 and 400) by which Microsoft Excel will scale the worksheet for printing. This property applies only to worksheets.

To know more about other page settings in XlsIO, please refer documentation.

Code snippet to adjust the zoom ratio in Excel to PDF conversion

//Set zoom value
worksheet.PageSetup.Zoom = 50;


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Note: To adjust zoom ratio for a PDF document, firstly the zoom value is set to worksheet and then converted into PDF.

The following C#/VB complete code snippet shows how to adjust zoom ratio in Excel to PDF conversion using XlsIO.


using Syncfusion.XlsIO;
using System.IO;
using System.Reflection;
using Syncfusion.ExcelToPdfConverter;
using Syncfusion.Pdf;
namespace Zoom_Ratio
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            using (ExcelEngine excelEngine = new ExcelEngine())
                //Instantiate the excel application object
                IApplication application = excelEngine.Excel;
                //The workbook is opened
                IWorkbook workbook;
                //Open existing workbook with data entered
                Assembly assembly = typeof(Program).GetTypeInfo().Assembly;
                Stream fileStream = assembly.GetManifestResourceStream("Zoom_Ratio.Sample.xlsx");
                workbook = application.Workbooks.Open(fileStream, ExcelOpenType.Automatic);
                //The first worksheet object in the worksheets collection is accessed
                IWorksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];
                //Set zoom value
                worksheet.PageSetup.Zoom = 50;
                //Create an ExcelToPDFConverter instance
                ExcelToPdfConverter converter = new ExcelToPdfConverter(worksheet);
                //Initialize PDF Document
                PdfDocument pdfDocument = new PdfDocument();
                //Initialize converter settings
                ExcelToPdfConverterSettings settings = new ExcelToPdfConverterSettings();
                //Convert Excel document into PDF document with the specified settings
                pdfDocument = converter.Convert(settings);
                //Save the PDF document
                Stream stream = File.Create("Output.pdf");



Imports Syncfusion.XlsIO
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Reflection
Imports Syncfusion.ExcelToPdfConverter
Imports Syncfusion.Pdf
Namespace Zoom_Ratio
    Class Program
        Private Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
            Using excelEngine As ExcelEngine = New ExcelEngine()
                'Instantiate the excel application object
                Dim application As IApplication = excelEngine.Excel
                'The workbook is opened
                Dim workbook As IWorkbook
                'Open existing workbook with data entered
                Dim assembly As Assembly = GetType(Program).GetTypeInfo.Assembly
                Dim fileStream As Stream = assembly.GetManifestResourceStream("Zoom_Ratio.Sample.xlsx")
                workbook = application.Workbooks.Open(fileStream, ExcelOpenType.Automatic)
                'The first worksheet object in the worksheets collection is accessed
                Dim worksheet As IWorksheet = workbook.Worksheets(0)
                'Set zoom value
                worksheet.PageSetup.Zoom = 50
                'Create an ExcelToPDFConverter instance
                Dim converter As ExcelToPdfConverter = New ExcelToPdfConverter(worksheet)
                'Initialize PDF Document
                Dim pdfDocument As PdfDocument = New PdfDocument
                'Initialize converter settings
                Dim settings As ExcelToPdfConverterSettings = New ExcelToPdfConverterSettings
                'Convert Excel Document into PDF document with the specified settings
                pdfDocument = converter.Convert(settings)
                'Save the PDF file
                Dim stream As Stream = File.Create("Output.pdf")
            End Using
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace



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