Add URL Action to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Adding URL Action to PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy.

How to add URL Action to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add a URL Action to PDF document using the Generator product. These actions can be used to perform tasks in many places such as in outlines, links, buttons or in any Document, Page or Form Field Reader Events. This action is used to link to a web URL destination.

Steps for Adding URL Action to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a UrlAction object and set the URL.
  4. Create a Link object and set the text link that represents the URL.
  5. Add the Link object to the page.
  6. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

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

UrlAction action = new UrlAction("http://www.mydomain.com");
Link link = new Link(50, 50, Font.Helvetica.GetTextWidth("My Domain", 18), 20, action);  

page.Elements.Add( link );	
document.Draw( "output.pdf" );

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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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