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#

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

Steps for Adding Circle to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a Circle object by specifying the parameters.
  4. Add the Circle to the Page.
  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 Generator is simple and easy. You can also add sub-paths. Below are the steps and sample code to add a Path to PDF document using the Generator product.

Steps for Adding Path to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a Path object by specifying the parameters.
  4. Add as many sub paths as required for the Path object (Curve, Line, CurveTo and CurveFrom).
  5. Add the Path to the Page.
  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

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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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