SelectPdf for .NET - Pdf Split - C# / ASP.NET MVC Sample

This sample shows how to use SelectPdf Library for .NET to split a pdf document into several pdf documents or extract only certain pages from the original document and create a new pdf document only with them.

Here is our initial test pdf document:
Test file

Click on the "Create PDF" button below to see the result. This sample will create a new pdf document containing only pages 2 and 3 from the original pdf document.

Sample Code C#

using System.Web.Mvc;

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

        public ActionResult SubmitAction(FormCollection collection)
            // the initial file
            string file1 = Server.MapPath("~/files/doc.pdf");

            // load the pdf document
            PdfDocument doc1 = new PdfDocument(file1);

            // create a new pdf document
            PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument();

            // add 2 pages to the new document
            if (doc1.Pages.Count > 2)

            // 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;