Examples

Add Basic Shapes to PDF (.NET Core/Framework)

Adding basic shapes such as Circle, Rectangle, Lines and Path etc are possile using the page elements to PDF document.

How to Add Circle to PDF in C#

The following steps and sample code illustrate adding a Circle to PDF document using DynamicPDF Core Suite.

Steps for Adding Circle to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document instance.
  3. Create a Circle object by specifying the parameters.
  4. Add the Circle instance to the Page instance.
  5. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

 Document document = new Document();
            
 Page page = new Page();
 document.Pages.Add( page );            
 
 Circle circle1 = new Circle(100, 100, 50, 100, Grayscale.Black, RgbColor.OrangeRed, 2, LineStyle.Solid);
 Circle circle2 = new Circle(150, 75, 50, 50, Grayscale.Black, RgbColor.Lime, 2, LineStyle.Solid);
 
 page.Elements.Add( circle1 );	
 page.Elements.Add( circle2 );	
 
 document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");

How to Add Path to PDF in C#

Adding Path to PDF using DynamicPDF Core Suite is Straightforward. You can also add sub-paths. The following steps and sample code illustrates adding a Path to PDF document using DynamicPDF Core Suite.

Steps for Adding Path to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document instance.
  3. Create a Path object by specifying the parameters.
  4. Add four sub-paths to the Path instance (Curve, Line, CurveTo and CurveFrom).
  5. Add the Path instance to the Page instance.
  6. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
            
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add( page );
            
Path path = new Path( 50, 150, RgbColor.Blue, RgbColor.Yellow, 3, LineStyle.Solid, true );
            
path.SubPaths.Add( new CurveSubPath( 50, 400, 300, 150, -200, 400 ) );
path.SubPaths.Add( new LineSubPath( 300, 400 ) );
path.SubPaths.Add( new CurveToSubPath( 300, 150, 50, 300 ) );
path.SubPaths.Add( new CurveFromSubPath( 150, 100, 200, -100 ) );
            
page.Elements.Add( path );	
            
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 Core Suite is available on NuGet and is part of the ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET package. The easiest way to install the package is through the Visual Studio Package Manager. You can also download the package directly from NuGet.

NuGet Package ID: ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET

DynamicPDF Core Suite Information

More information can be found on the DynamicPDF Core Suite webpage.

Available on Other Platforms

DynamicPDF Core Suite is available for the Java and COM/ActiveX platforms. Refer to the respective product pages for more details.

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