SelectPdf for .NET - Pdf Elements Rendering Position - VB.NET / ASP.NET Sample

This sample shows how to create a new PDF document using SelectPdf and add several text elements to it, for each additional element using the finish position of the previous element, to introduce some space between the lines of text.

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 pdf_elements_positions
        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()

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

            ' create a new pdf font
            Dim font As PdfFont = doc.AddFont(PdfStandardFont.Helvetica)
            font.Size = 20

            ' define a rendering result object
            Dim result As PdfRenderingResult

            ' create a new text element and add it to the page
            ' Important: get the rendering result returned by Add() 
            ' into the PdfRenderingResult object
            Dim text As New PdfTextElement(0, 0, "Hello world!", font)
            result = page.Add(text)

            ' add 10 more text element, leaving 30pt between the text lines
            For i As Integer = 1 To 10
                Dim elem As New PdfTextElement(0, _
                    result.PdfPageLastRectangle.Bottom + 30, "Text line " & i, font)
                result = page.Add(elem)

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

            ' close pdf document
        End Sub

    End Class
End Namespace