Generate PDF Report (.NET Core/Framework)

Automated PDF report generation can be done using DynamicPDF ReportWriter product. Reports can be created from JSON data, business objects or a varity of data sources including Sql Server, Oracle or MySql databases.

How to Generate PDF Report

DynamicPDF Designer is used to create a PDF report template (DLEX file) and the ReportWriter lays out the data to create the PDF report. DynamicPDF Designer is a free tool that allows the creation of a report templates.

Steps to Generate PDF report

  1. Create a DocumentLayout object using a DLEX file as a template.
  2. Create a NameValueLayoutData object and add the necessary data.
  3. Call the Layout method on the DocumentLayout to create a Document object.
  4. Invoke the Draw method on the Document to save the PDF.

Sample Code - C#

var jsonData = JsonConvert.DeserializeObject("ReportData.json");
DocumentLayout layoutReport = new DocumentLayout("SimpleReportWithCoverPage.dlex");

NameValueLayoutData layoutData = new NameValueLayoutData();
layoutData.Add("ReportCreatedFor", "Alex Smith");
layoutData.Add("Products", jsonData);

Document document = layoutReport.Layout(layoutData);

Getting Started

NuGet Package

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

NuGet Package ID: ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET

GitHub Example Project

Clone or view the example project at GitHub. This example on this page is in the Examples/CreatePDFReport.cs file.

Clone or View Example Project on GitHub

DynamicPDF ReportWriter Information

More information on DynamicPDF Core Suite (ReportWriter) can be found on its webpage.

Available on Other Platforms

DynamicPDF ReportWriter PDF Library is also available for COM/AxtiveX platforms. Refer to the product page for more details.

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