Add Group of elements to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Group of page elements can be added to a PDF document using the Group class.

How to add Group to PDF in C#

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

Steps for Adding Group to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to document.
  3. Create a Group object.
  4. Add necessay elements to the group (rectanble, line, etc.,).
  5. Add the Group to the Page.
  6. Save the PDF Document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
            
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add(page);
            
Group mygroup = new Group();
       
mygroup.Add( new Rectangle( 0, 0, 200, 200, 3 ) );
mygroup.Add( new Line( 0, 100, 100, 0, 3 ) );
mygroup.Add( new Line( 100, 0, 200, 100, 3 ) );
mygroup.Add( new Line( 200, 100, 100, 200, 3 ) );
mygroup.Add( new Line( 100, 200, 0, 100, 3 ) );
       
page.Elements.Add( mygroup );	
            
document.Draw(@"C:\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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