Create PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Create PDF in C#, .NET, .NET Core or Standard

Creating PDFs programmatically from scratch using DynamicPDF Generator is very straight forward. You have access to the document, pages in the document and content (using page elements) on each page.

How to Create PDF in C#

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

Steps for Creating a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a Label object (or any other page element) and add it to the Page.
  4. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();

Page page = new Page(PageSize.Letter, PageOrientation.Portrait, 54.0f);
document.Pages.Add(page);

string labelText = "Hello World...\nFrom DynamicPDF Generator for .NET\nDynamicPDF.com";
Label label = new Label(labelText, 0, 0, 504, 100, Font.Helvetica, 18, TextAlign.Center);
page.Elements.Add(label);

document.Draw("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
  • 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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Clone or View Example Project on GitHub

DynamicPDF Generator Information

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Available in other platforms

DynamicPDF Generator is available for the following platforms. Refer to the respective product pages for more details.

Why Choose DynamicPDF?

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