SelectPdf for .NET - Sending HTTP Headers with Html to Pdf Converter - C# / 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 C#

using System;
using System.Web.Mvc;

namespace SelectPdf.Samples.Controllers
    public class HttpHeadersController : Controller
        // GET: HttpHeaders
        public ActionResult Index()
            string url = System.Web.VirtualPathUtility.ToAbsolute("~/ViewHttpHeaders");
            ViewData.Add("ViewTxtUrl", (new Uri(Request.Url, url)).AbsoluteUri);
            return View();

        public ActionResult SubmitAction(FormCollection fields)
            // instantiate a html to pdf converter object
            HtmlToPdf converter = 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
            PdfDocument doc = converter.ConvertUrl(fields["TxtUrl"]);

            // save pdf document
            byte[] pdf = doc.Save();

            // close pdf document

            // return resulted pdf document
            FileResult fileResult = new FileContentResult(pdf, "application/pdf");
            fileResult.FileDownloadName = "Document.pdf";
            return fileResult;