Adding Text Fields to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Adding Text Fields to PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy. Text Field is used to take user input and can be formatted to take input in a particular form and also can be validated.

How to add Text Fields to PDF in C#

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

Steps for Adding Text Fields to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create as many Page object as needed.
  3. Create a TextField object and set the properties.
  4. Add TextField 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);
TextField textField = new TextField( "Text Field Name", 50, 75, 150, 100 );
textField.TextAlign = Align.Center;
textField.BackgroundColor = RgbColor.AliceBlue;
textField.BorderColor = RgbColor.DeepPink;
textField.Font = Font.TimesItalic;
textField.FontSize = 16.0f;
textField.TextColor = RgbColor.Brown;
textField.DefaultValue = "ceTe Software";
textField.MultiLine = true;
textField.ToolTip = "Text";  

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
  • Barcodes (47 types)
  • Form Fields
  • Charts

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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