Using CJK Fonts in PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Using a CJK Fonts in PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy. Seven of the fonts included with Adobe's Asian Font Pack can be used in a PDF document and do not need to be embedded into a PDF document when it is created. The only requirement is that the system where the PDF is being viewed should have the Asian Font Pack installed. The 7 CJK PDF fonts are accessed through static properties on the Font class: Japanese.

  1. Font.HeiseiKakuGothicW5
  2. Font.HeiseiMinchoW3


  1. Font.HanyangSystemsGothicMedium
  2. Font.HanyangSystemsShinMyeongJoMedium

Simplified Chinese

  1. ont.SinoTypeSongLight

Traditional Chinese

  1. Font.MonotypeHeiMedium
  2. Font.MonotypeSungLight

How to use CJK Fonts in PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to use CJK Fonts in PDF document using the Generator product.

Steps for using CJK Fonts in a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the document.
  3. Use the font to create a TextArea page element and specify the font and other necessary parameters.
  4. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();

Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add( page );
page.Elements.Add( new TextArea( "CJK Text", 0, 0, 200, 12, Font.HeiseiKakuGothicW5, 16 ) );         


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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  • HTML
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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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