Examples

Add Text or Formatted Text to PDF (.NET Core/Framework)

Adding Text or Formatted Text to PDF using DynamicPDF Core Suite is straightforward.

How to Add TextArea to PDF in C#

The following steps and sample code illustrate adding a TextArea to PDF document using DynamicPDF Core Suite.

Steps for Adding TextArea to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document instance.
  3. Create a TextArea object with its required parameters (text, x1, y1, x2, y2, Font, Font size).
  4. Add the TextArea instance to the Page instance.
  5. Save the PDF Document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
            
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add(page);
            
TextArea textArea = new TextArea("This is the underlined " + "text of a TextArea", 100, 100, 400, 30, 
	ceTe.DynamicPDF.Font.HelveticaBoldOblique, 18);
textArea.Underline = true;

page.Elements.Add(textArea);
            
document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");

How to Add Formatted TextArea to PDF in C#

The following steps and sample code illustrate adding a Formatted TextArea to a PDF document using DynamicPDF Core Suite.

Steps for Adding a Formatted TextArea to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document instance.
  3. Create a FormattedTextAreaStyle object and add the formatting parameters to the constructor.
  4. Create a FormattedTextArea and assign the text along with the style.
  5. Add the FormattedTextArea to the Page instance.
  6. Save the PDF Document.

Sample Code - C#

// Create a PDF Document
Document document = new Document();
            
// Create a Page and add it to the document
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add(page);
            
// Create an formatted style
FormattedTextAreaStyle style = new FormattedTextAreaStyle(FontFamily.Helvetica, 12, false);
            
// Create the text and the formatted text area
string formattedText = "<p>Formatted text area provide rich formatting support for text that " +
           "appears in the document. You have complete control over 8 paragraph properties: " +
           "spacing before, spacing after, first line indentation, left indentation, right " +
           "indentation, alignment, allowing orphan lines, and white space preservation; 6 " +
           "font properties: <font face='Times'>font face, </font><font " +
           "pointSize='6'>font size, </font><font color='FF0000'>color, " +
           "</font><b>bold, </b><i>italic and </i><u>" +
           "underline</u>; and 2 line properties: leading, and leading type. Text can " +
           "also be rotated.</p>";
            
FormattedTextArea formattedTextArea = new FormattedTextArea(formattedText, 0, 0, 256, 400, style);
            
// Add the formatted text area to the page
page.Elements.Add(formattedTextArea);
            
// Save the PDF
document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");

Over 75 Page Elements

A FormattedTextArea is just one of DynamicPDF Core Suite's over 75 page elements you can use to add rich content to the PDFs you create. DynamicPDF Core Suite provides elements for adding:

  • Images,
  • Text Objects (TextArea and Label),
  • HTML,
  • Barcodes (47 types),
  • Form Fields,
  • and Charts.

Getting Started

NuGet Package

DynamicPDF Core Suite is available on NuGet and is part of the ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET package. The easiest way to install is by using the Visual Studio Package Manager. You can also download the package directly from NuGet.

NuGet Package ID: ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET

DynamicPDF Core Suite Information

More information on DynamiciPDF Core Suite can be found on the DynamicPDF Core Suite webpage.

Available on Other Platforms

DynamicPDF Core Suite is also available for the Java and COM/ActiveX platforms. Refer to the respective product pages for more details.

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