Add Document Reader Event to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Adding Document Reader Event to PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy.

How to add Document Reader Event to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add a Document Reader Event to PDF document using the Generator product. The following events can be triggered at the document level.

WillSave - This event will be fired when saving a document. DidSave - This event will be fired after saving a document. WillClose - This event will be fired while closing a document. WillPrint - This event will be fired when printing a document. DidPrint - This event will be fired after printing a document.

The example below demonstrates how to trigger a JavaScript alert window when saving a PDF.

Steps for Adding Document Reader Event to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a JavaScriptAction object and provide the script to be executed.
  3. Assign the action to the Document.
  4. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();

JavaScriptAction action = new JavaScriptAction("app.alert(\"Hello your text Saved!!\")");
document.ReaderEvents.WillSave = action;   

document.Draw( "output.pdf" );

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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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Example Project

An example project showing this functionality can be cloned or viewed from GitHub:

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