Convert from HTML to PDF in CSharp VB and ASP.NET with a Free 3rd Party Library

Converting from html to pdf is not an easy task. There are some tools that can do that, but most of them cost thousands of dollars. SelectPdf offers a Community Edition (FREE) of the powerful Html To Pdf Converter for .NET that can be found in the full featured pdf library.

 
 
 
 
 
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C#
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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using SelectPdf;

namespace SelectPdf.Samples
{
    public partial class conversion_delay : System.Web.UI.Page
    {
        protected void BtnCreatePdf_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            // read parameters from webpage
            int delay = 0;
            try
            {
                delay = Convert.ToInt32(TxtDelay.Text);
            }
            catch { }

            int timeout = 0;
            try
            {
                timeout = Convert.ToInt32(TxtTimeout.Text);
            }
            catch { }

            // instantiate a html to pdf converter object
            HtmlToPdf converter = new HtmlToPdf();

            // specify the number of seconds the conversion is delayed
            converter.Options.MinPageLoadTime = delay;

            // set the page timeout
            converter.Options.MaxPageLoadTime = timeout;

            // create a new pdf document converting an url
            PdfDocument doc = converter.ConvertUrl(TxtUrl.Text);

            // save pdf document
            doc.Save(Response, false, "Sample.pdf");

            // close pdf document
            doc.Close();
        }
    }
}