SelectPdf for .NET - Setting Pdf Viewer Preferences with the Html to Pdf Converter - C# / ASP.NET Sample

This sample shows how to convert from html to pdf using SelectPdf and set the pdf viewer preferences. With the viewer preferences, users can specify how the pdf document will appear in a pdf viewer when it is opened.


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Sample Code C#

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using SelectPdf;

namespace SelectPdf.Samples
    public partial class pdf_converter_viewer_preferences : System.Web.UI.Page
        protected void BtnCreatePdf_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // read parameters from the webpage
            string url = TxtUrl.Text;

            string page_layout = DdlPageLayout.SelectedValue;
            PdfViewerPageLayout pageLayout = (PdfViewerPageLayout)Enum.Parse(
                typeof(PdfViewerPageLayout), page_layout, true);

            string page_mode = DdlPageMode.SelectedValue;
            PdfViewerPageMode pageMode = (PdfViewerPageMode)Enum.Parse(
                typeof(PdfViewerPageMode), page_mode, true);

            bool centerWindow = ChkCenterWindow.Checked;
            bool displayDocTitle = ChkDisplayDocTitle.Checked;
            bool fitWindow = ChkFitWindow.Checked;
            bool hideMenuBar = ChkHideMenuBar.Checked;
            bool hideToolbar = ChkHideToolbar.Checked;
            bool hideWindowUI = ChkHideWindowUI.Checked;

            // instantiate a html to pdf converter object
            HtmlToPdf converter = new HtmlToPdf();

            // set converter options
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.CenterWindow = centerWindow;
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.DisplayDocTitle = displayDocTitle;
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.FitWindow = fitWindow;
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.HideMenuBar = hideMenuBar;
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.HideToolbar = hideToolbar;
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.HideWindowUI = hideWindowUI;

            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.PageLayout = pageLayout;
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.PageMode = pageMode;
            converter.Options.ViewerPreferences.NonFullScreenPageMode = 

            // create a new pdf document converting an url
            PdfDocument doc = converter.ConvertUrl(url);

            // save pdf document
            doc.Save(Response, false, "Sample.pdf");

            // close pdf document