SelectPdf for .NET - Use media types with Html to Pdf Converter - C# / ASP.NET MVC Sample

This sample shows how to convert an url to pdf using SelectPdf Pdf Library for .NET and also use a media type during the conversion.

The 2 available media types are Screen and Print. They are useful for pages that use a different set of styles when displayed in browser and when sent to printers.


Media Type:

Sample Code C#

using System;
using System.Web.Mvc;

namespace SelectPdf.Samples.Controllers
    public class MediaTypesController : Controller
        // GET: MediaTypes
        public ActionResult Index()
            return View();

        public ActionResult SubmitAction(FormCollection collection)
            // instantiate a html to pdf converter object
            HtmlToPdf converter = new HtmlToPdf();

            // set css media type
            converter.Options.CssMediaType = (HtmlToPdfCssMediaType)Enum.Parse(
                typeof(HtmlToPdfCssMediaType), collection["DdlCssMediaType"], true);

            // create a new pdf document converting an url
            PdfDocument doc = converter.ConvertUrl(collection["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;