SelectPdf for .NET - Pdf Templates - VB.NET / ASP.NET Sample

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

A pdf template contains 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 System.Drawing
Imports SelectPdf

Namespace SelectPdf.Samples
    Partial Public Class pdf_templates
        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()

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

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

            ' create a new text element and add it to the page
            Dim text As New PdfTextElement(0, 0, Helper.SomeLongText(), font)

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

            ' add a template containing an image
            ' the image should repeat on all pdf pages automatically
            Dim template1 As PdfTemplate = doc.AddTemplate(New RectangleF(100, 0, 400, 150))
            Dim img1 As New PdfImageElement(0, 0, imgFile)

            ' add another template containing an image behind the existing page elements 
            ' (under the text)
            ' the image should repeat on all pdf pages automatically
            Dim template2 As PdfTemplate = doc.AddTemplate(New RectangleF(100, 200, 400, 150))
            template2.Background = True
            Dim img2 As New PdfImageElement(0, 0, imgFile)

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

            ' close pdf document
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace