Adding Buttons to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Adding Buttons to PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy.

How to add Buttons to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add Buttons to PDF document using the Generator product.

Steps for Adding Buttons to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create as many Page object as needed.
  3. Create a Button object and set the properties.
  4. Add Button to the Page.
  5. Add Page to the Document.
  6. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
Page page = new Page(PageSize.Letter);
            
Button button = new Button("btn", 50, 50, 100, 50);
button.Action = new JavaScriptAction("app.alert('Hello');");
button.BackgroundColor = RgbColor.AliceBlue;
button.Behavior = Behavior.CreatePush("downLabel", "rolloverLabel");
button.BorderColor = RgbColor.BlueViolet;
button.BorderStyle = BorderStyle.Beveled;
OpenTypeFont myFont = new OpenTypeFont(fontPath);
button.Font = myFont;
button.Label = "Push";
button.TextColor = RgbColor.DarkGreen;
button.ToolTip = "Click";
            
page.Elements.Add(button);
document.Pages.Add(page);
            
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
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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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Example Project

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

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