Add Table to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

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

How to add Table to PDF in C#

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

Steps for Adding Table to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a Table2 object.
  4. Create Column2 object and columns to the table.
  5. Create Rows2 object and add rows to the table.
  6. Create Cell2 object to add the cells to rows.
  7. Set the necessary table parameters (Border, Cell spacing, Cell padding).
  8. Add table to the page.
  9. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
            
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add(page);
            
Table2 table = new Table2(0, 0, 600, 600);
            
Column2 column1 = table.Columns.Add(150);
column1.CellDefault.Align = TextAlign.Center;
table.Columns.Add(90);
table.Columns.Add(90);
table.Columns.Add(90);
            
Row2 row1 = table.Rows.Add(40, Font.HelveticaBold, 16, Grayscale.Black, Grayscale.Gray);
row1.CellDefault.Align = TextAlign.Center;
row1.CellDefault.VAlign = VAlign.Center;
row1.Cells.Add("Header 1");
row1.Cells.Add("Header 2");
row1.Cells.Add("Header 3");
row1.Cells.Add("Header 4");
            
Row2 row2 = table.Rows.Add(30);
Cell2 cell1 = row2.Cells.Add("Rowheader 1", Font.HelveticaBold, 16, Grayscale.Black, Grayscale.Gray, 1);
cell1.Align = TextAlign.Center;
cell1.VAlign = VAlign.Center;
row2.Cells.Add("Item 1");
row2.Cells.Add("Item 2");
row2.Cells.Add("Item 3");
            
Row2 row3 = table.Rows.Add(30);
Cell2 cell2 = row3.Cells.Add("Rowheader 2", Font.HelveticaBold, 16, Grayscale.Black, Grayscale.Gray, 1);
cell2.Align = TextAlign.Center;
cell2.VAlign = VAlign.Center;
row3.Cells.Add("Item 4");
row3.Cells.Add("Item 5");
row3.Cells.Add("Item 6");
            
table.CellDefault.Padding.Value = 5.0f;
table.CellSpacing = 5.0f;
table.Border.Top.Color = RgbColor.Blue;
table.Border.Bottom.Color = RgbColor.Blue;
table.Border.Top.Width = 2;
table.Border.Bottom.Width = 2;
table.Border.Left.LineStyle = LineStyle.None;
table.Border.Right.LineStyle = LineStyle.None;
            
page.Elements.Add(table);
            
document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");

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