Convert from Html To Pdf in C#

 

There are many solutions that can convert html to pdf. However they have different effects. Some converters are quick and free, but many can export only simple html webpages without dynamic images or links, while other converters, like ExpertPdf, can export complex webpages to PDF. The simplest solution to convert from html to pdf in C# is the code below.


C# code sample

    PdfConverter pdfConverter = new PdfConverter();

    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.PdfPageSize = PdfPageSize.A4;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.PdfCompressionLevel = PdfCompressionLevel.Normal;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.ShowHeader = true;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.ShowFooter = true;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.LeftMargin = 5;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.RightMargin = 5;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.TopMargin = 5;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.BottomMargin = 5;
    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.GenerateSelectablePdf = true;

    pdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.ShowHeader = false;
    //pdfConverter.PdfHeaderOptions.HeaderText = "Sample header: " + TxtURL.Text;
    //pdfConverter.PdfHeaderOptions.HeaderTextColor = Color.Blue;
    //pdfConverter.PdfHeaderOptions.HeaderDescriptionText = string.Empty;
    //pdfConverter.PdfHeaderOptions.DrawHeaderLine = false;

    pdfConverter.PdfFooterOptions.FooterText = "Sample footer: " + TxtURL.Text + 
    ". You can change color, font and other options";
    pdfConverter.PdfFooterOptions.FooterTextColor = Color.Blue;
    pdfConverter.PdfFooterOptions.DrawFooterLine = false;
    pdfConverter.PdfFooterOptions.PageNumberText = "Page";
    pdfConverter.PdfFooterOptions.ShowPageNumber = true;

    //pdfConverter.LicenseKey = "put your serial number here";
    byte[] downloadBytes = pdfConverter.GetPdfFromUrlBytes(url);


    System.Web.HttpResponse response = System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response;
    response.Clear();
    response.AddHeader("Content-Type", "binary/octet-stream");
    response.AddHeader("Content-Disposition",
        "attachment; filename=" + downloadName + "; size=" + 
        downloadBytes.Length.ToString());
    response.Flush();
    response.BinaryWrite(downloadBytes);
    response.Flush();
    response.End();
            




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