SelectPdf for .NET - Sending HTTP Headers with Html to Pdf Converter - VB.NET / ASP.NET MVC Sample

This sample shows how to send HTTP headers to the page that will be converted using the html to pdf converter from SelectPdf Pdf Library for .NET.

Below, there is a link to a test page that will display the HTTP headers sent to it. Converting this page will display the headers sent by the html to pdf converter.

Test Page


HTTP Headers:

Name: Value:
Name: Value:
Name: Value:
Name: Value:

Sample Code VB.NET

Imports SelectPdf

Namespace Controllers
    Public Class HttpHeadersController
        Inherits Controller

        ' GET: HttpHeaders
        Public Function Index() As ActionResult
            Dim url As String =
            ViewData.Add("ViewTxtUrl", (New Uri(Request.Url, url)).AbsoluteUri)
            Return View()
        End Function

        Public Function SubmitAction(fields As FormCollection) As ActionResult
            ' instantiate a html to pdf converter object
            Dim converter As New HtmlToPdf()

            ' set the HTTP headers
            converter.Options.HttpHeaders.Add(fields("TxtName1"), fields("TxtValue1"))
            converter.Options.HttpHeaders.Add(fields("TxtName2"), fields("TxtValue2"))
            converter.Options.HttpHeaders.Add(fields("TxtName3"), fields("TxtValue3"))
            converter.Options.HttpHeaders.Add(fields("TxtName4"), fields("TxtValue4"))

            ' create a new pdf document converting an url
            Dim doc As PdfDocument = converter.ConvertUrl(fields("TxtUrl"))

            ' save pdf document
            Dim pdf As Byte() = doc.Save()

            ' close pdf document

            ' return resulted pdf document
            Dim fileResult As FileResult = New FileContentResult(pdf, "application/pdf")
            fileResult.FileDownloadName = "Document.pdf"
            Return fileResult
        End Function
    End Class
End Namespace