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

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

How to add Page Reader Event to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add a Page Reader Event to PDF document using the Generator product. The following events can be triggered for each page in a PDF.

Open - This event will be fired when opening a specific page. Close - This event will be fired when closing a specific page.

The example below demonstrates how to trigger a JavaScript alert window when a specific page is opened.

Steps for Adding Page Reader Event to a PDF Document

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

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add( page );

JavaScriptAction action = new JavaScriptAction("app.alert(\"Welcome !!\")");
page.ReaderEvents.Open = action;

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
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  • Form Fields
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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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