Add Background Image to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Adding Background Image to PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy. BackgroundImage class can be used to place an image on the page that will be stretched to the dimensions of the page.

How to add Background Image to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add a Background Image to PDF document using the Generator product.

Steps for Adding Background Image to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a BackgroundImage object by specifying the image path.
  4. Place the image within the page margins.
  5. Add BackgroundImage to the page.
  6. Save the PDF.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
            
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add(page);
            
BackgroundImage backgroundImage = new BackgroundImage(imagePath);
            
backgroundImage.UseMargins = true;
            
page.Elements.Add(backgroundImage);
            
document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");

Over 75 Page Elements

DynamicPDF Generator contains over 75 page elements so you can add rich content to the PDFs you create:

  • Images
  • Text Objects (TextArea and Label)
  • HTML
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  • Form Fields
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Getting Started

NuGet Package

DynamicPDF Generator is available on NuGet and is part of the ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET package. The Core Suite package includes Generator, Merger and ReportWriter.

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NuGet Package ID: ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET

Example Project

An example project showing this functionality can be cloned or viewed from GitHub:

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