Tuesday, 21 February 2012

how to convert web page to pdf

how to convert web page to pdf

 


In this post i will show how to convert web page to pdf using iTextSharp.
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Pdf.aspx.cs" Inherits="Pdf" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <asp:PlaceHolder ID="PlaceholderPdf" runat="server"></asp:PlaceHolder>
    <div>
        <table border="1">
            <tr>
                <td colspan="2">
                    aspdotnetcodebook
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>
                    cell1
                </td>
                <td>
                    cell2
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td colspan="2">
                    <asp:Label ID="lblLabel" runat="server" Text="Label Test"></asp:Label>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.IO;
using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
using iTextSharp.text;
using iTextSharp.text.pdf;
using iTextSharp.text.html;
using iTextSharp.text.xml;
using System.Xml;
using iTextSharp.text.html.simpleparser;
public partial class Pdf : System.Web.UI.Page
{
    protected override void Render(HtmlTextWriter writer)
    {
        MemoryStream mem = new MemoryStream();
        StreamWriter twr = new StreamWriter(mem);
        HtmlTextWriter myWriter = new HtmlTextWriter(twr);
        base.Render(myWriter);
        myWriter.Flush();
        myWriter.Dispose();
        StreamReader strmRdr = new StreamReader(mem);
        strmRdr.BaseStream.Position = 0;
        string pageContent = strmRdr.ReadToEnd();
        strmRdr.Dispose();
        mem.Dispose();
        writer.Write(pageContent);
        CreatePDFDocument(pageContent);


    }
    public  void CreatePDFDocument(string strHtml)
    {

        string strFileName = HttpContext.Current.Server.MapPath("test.pdf");
        // step 1: creation of a document-object
        Document document = new Document();
        // step 2:
        // we create a writer that listens to the document
        PdfWriter.GetInstance(document, new FileStream(strFileName, FileMode.Create));
        StringReader se = new StringReader(strHtml);
        HTMLWorker obj = new HTMLWorker(document);
        document.Open();
        obj.Parse(se);
        document.Close();
        ShowPdf(strFileName);
     
   
     
    }
    public void ShowPdf(string strFileName)
    {
        Response.ClearContent();
        Response.ClearHeaders();
        Response.AddHeader("Content-Disposition", "inline;filename=" + strFileName);
        Response.ContentType = "application/pdf";
        Response.WriteFile(strFileName);
        Response.Flush();
        Response.Clear();
    }
}

 

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