Convert from Html To Pdf in Vb.Net


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 is the code below.

VB.NET code sample

    Dim pdfConverter As 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"
    Dim downloadBytes() As Byte = pdfConverter.GetPdfFromUrlBytes(url)
    Dim response As System.Web.HttpResponse = System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response

    response.AddHeader("Content-Type", "binary/octet-stream")
    response.AddHeader("Content-Disposition", ("attachment; filename="  _
                    + (downloadName + ("; size=" + downloadBytes.Length.ToString))))

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