Reference Guide
GdPicture14 Namespace / GdPictureDocumentConverter Class / ConvertToPDF Method
An input stream object. This stream object must be initialized before it can be sent into this method and it should stay open for subsequent use.

This stream should be open for reading and should be closed/disposed by the user as well.

A member of the DocumentFormat enumeration. Specifies a file format of the input document. Supported input document formats are listed here.

You can use a value of GdPicture14.DocumentFormat.DocumentFormatUNKNOWN if you are not sure about the document's format.

An output stream object. This stream object must be initialized before it can be sent into this method and it should stay open for subsequent use.

This stream should be open for writing and should be closed/disposed by the user as well.

A member of the PdfConformance enumeration. Specifies the required PDF version or conformance to the PDF or PDF/A standard of the resuting PDF document.
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    ConvertToPDF Method (GdPictureDocumentConverter)
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    This method converts the specified document from an instantiated input stream object to a single PDF document and saves the resulting file into an instantiated output stream object according to what you have specified.

    The PDF version or the PDF conformance level of the resulting PDF document is set according to the given Conformance parameter.

    Syntax
    'Declaration
     
    
    Public Function ConvertToPDF( _
       ByVal InputStream As Stream, _
       ByVal DocumentFormat As DocumentFormat, _
       ByVal OutputStream As Stream, _
       Optional ByVal Conformance As PdfConformance _
    ) As GdPictureStatus
    public function ConvertToPDF( 
        InputStream: Stream;
        DocumentFormat: DocumentFormat;
        OutputStream: Stream;
        Conformance: PdfConformance
    ): GdPictureStatus; 
    public function ConvertToPDF( 
       InputStream : Stream,
       DocumentFormat : DocumentFormat,
       OutputStream : Stream,
       Conformance : PdfConformance
    ) : GdPictureStatus;

    Parameters

    InputStream
    An input stream object. This stream object must be initialized before it can be sent into this method and it should stay open for subsequent use.

    This stream should be open for reading and should be closed/disposed by the user as well.

    DocumentFormat
    A member of the DocumentFormat enumeration. Specifies a file format of the input document. Supported input document formats are listed here.

    You can use a value of GdPicture14.DocumentFormat.DocumentFormatUNKNOWN if you are not sure about the document's format.

    OutputStream
    An output stream object. This stream object must be initialized before it can be sent into this method and it should stay open for subsequent use.

    This stream should be open for writing and should be closed/disposed by the user as well.

    Conformance
    A member of the PdfConformance enumeration. Specifies the required PDF version or conformance to the PDF or PDF/A standard of the resuting PDF document.

    Return Value

    A member of the GdPictureStatus enumeration. If the method has been successfully followed, then the return value is GdPictureStatus.OK.

    We strongly recommend always checking this status first.

    Example
    Converting an image file to a single PDF document.
    Using gdpictureDocumentConverter As GdPictureDocumentConverter = New GdPictureDocumentConverter()
        Using inputStream As Stream = File.Open("image.jpg", System.IO.FileMode.Open)
            Using outputStream As Stream = File.Create("image.pdf")
                gdpictureDocumentConverter.ConvertToPDF(inputStream, GdPicture14.DocumentFormat.DocumentFormatUNKNOWN, outputStream, PdfConformance.PDF1_5)
            End Using
        End Using
    End Using
    using (GdPictureDocumentConverter gdpictureDocumentConverter = new GdPictureDocumentConverter())
    {
        using (Stream inputStream = File.Open("image.jpg", System.IO.FileMode.Open))
        {
            using (Stream outputStream = File.Create("image.pdf"))
            {
                gdpictureDocumentConverter.ConvertToPDF(inputStream, GdPicture14.DocumentFormat.DocumentFormatUNKNOWN, outputStream, PdfConformance.PDF1_5);
            }
        }
    }
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