SelectPdf for .NET - Pdf Document Headers and Footers - VB.NET / ASP.NET Sample

This sample shows how to create a new PDF document using SelectPdf, how to add several pages and set the header and footer of the pdf document.

Headers and footers are a custom type of pdf template. Header is displayed at the top of the page. Footer is displayed at the bottom of the page. They contain elements that repeat on each page of the pdf document.

Sample Code Vb.Net

Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Linq
Imports System.Web
Imports System.Web.UI
Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls
Imports SelectPdf

Namespace SelectPdf.Samples
    Partial Public Class headers_and_footers
        Inherits System.Web.UI.Page

        Protected Sub BtnCreatePdf_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
            ' create a new pdf document
            Dim doc As New PdfDocument()
            doc.Margins = New PdfMargins(10, 10, 0, 0)

            ' create a new pdf font
            Dim font As PdfFont = doc.AddFont(PdfStandardFont.Helvetica)
            font.Size = 24

            ' create a new pdf font
            Dim font2 As PdfFont = doc.AddFont(PdfStandardFont.Helvetica)
            font2.Size = 12
            font2.IsUnderline = True

            ' add a new page to the document
            Dim page As PdfPage = doc.AddPage()

            ' get image path
            Dim imgFile As String = Server.MapPath("~/files/logo.png")

            ' header template (100 points in height) with image element
            doc.Header = doc.AddTemplate(doc.Pages(0).ClientRectangle.Width, 100)
            Dim img1 As New PdfImageElement(0, 0, imgFile)

            ' footer template (100 points in height) with text element
            doc.Footer = doc.AddTemplate(doc.Pages(0).ClientRectangle.Width, 100)
            Dim text1 As New PdfTextElement(0, 50, _
                    "Footer text: Document generated by SelectPdf", font2)
            text1.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Blue

            ' create a new text element and add it to the page
            ' if page elements are added after header and footer is set, 
            ' they will not be displayed in those areas.
            Dim text As New PdfTextElement(0, 0, Helper.SomeLongText(), font)

            ' save pdf document
            doc.Save(Response, False, "Sample.pdf")

            ' close pdf document
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace