SelectPdf for .NET - Partial Page Conversion with Html to Pdf Converter - C# / ASP.NET MVC Sample

This sample shows how the html to pdf converter can be used to convert only a section of a web page using SelectPdf Pdf Library for .NET.

The section of the page that will be converted is identified using the element id.


Render element with ID:

Sample Code C#

using System.Web.Mvc;

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

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

            // specify the id of the section that will be converted to pdf
            if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(collection["TxtElements"]))
                converter.Options.VisibleWebElementId = collection["TxtElements"];

            // 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;