Description: I have successfully generate the pdf from html using the following Link But now i need to generate header on every page of the dynamically generated pdf,I have seen some example to generate such header footer dynamically but most of the examples are in java, I need such implementation in C. Thanks in advance. Posted by: Umer khan Posted on: Sep 13, Replied by: Tabish Usman Replied on: Sep 24,
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Headed will contain just a text Footer will contain a text and pagination for pdf Page : 1 of 4. We don't talk about iTextSharp anymore. You are using iText 5 for. The current version is iText 7 for. The AddHeader has been deprecated a long time ago and has been removed from iTextSharp. Adding headers and footers is now done using page events. The examples are in Java, but you can find the C port of the examples here and here scroll to the bottom of the page for links to the.
Make sure you read the documentation. A common mistake by many developers have made before you, is adding content in the OnStartPage.
You should only add content in the OnEndPage. It's also obvious that you need to add the content at absolute coordinates for instance using ColumnText and that you need to reserve sufficient space for the header and footer by defining the margins of your document correctly.
If you are new to iText, you should use iText 7 and use event handlers to add headers and footers. See chapter 3 of the iText 7 Jump-Start Tutorial for. This is an example of the hard way to add text at an absolute position using PdfCanvas :.
There are other ways to add content at absolute positions. They are described in the different iText books. The answers to this question, while they are correct, are very unnecessarily complicated. The current version of iTextSharp works by implementing a callback class which is defined by the IPdfPageEvent interface. The events are triggered depending on what is happening to the PdfWriter. This will show up at the bottom of your document.
One last thing. Don't forget to assign the IPdfPageEvent like this:. For the header it is very similar. Just flip the SetTextMatrix y coordinate:. For iTextSharp 4. Because documentation is somewhat scarse I'd like to extend his answer with this code snippet that can be used to change the appearance of the header and footer. By default they have a rather large font-size and a thick border, which many people will want to change.
The source code on GitHub may also be useful. This link will help you out completely the Shortest and Most Elegant way :. Header Footer with PageEvent. Learn more. Asked 6 years, 8 months ago. Active 2 months ago. Viewed k times. How can I add header and footer for each page in the pdf. Headed will contain just a text Footer will contain a text and pagination for pdf Page : 1 of 4 How is this possible? I tried to add the below line, but header does not show up in pdf.
SetCacheability HttpCacheability. GetInstance document, Response. OutputStream ; document. Open ; iTextSharp. GetFont FontFactory. SetWidths widths ; table. Count; foreach DataColumn c in dt. AddCell new Phrase c. AddCell new Phrase r. ToString , font5 ; table. AddCell new Phrase r.
AddCell new Phrase r. AddCell new Phrase r. AddCell new Phrase r. Add table ; document. Close ; Response. Write document ; Response. Anuya Anuya 7, 41 41 gold badges silver badges bronze badges.
May be this help full to you. Coming to the same question for both the old and the new ITextSharp version, nice! Active Oldest Votes. As already answered by Bruno you need to use pageEvents. GetInstance pdfDoc, msReport ; pdfWriter. Checking Header Footer", new Font Font.
Add para ; pdfDoc. CreateFont BaseFont. CP, BaseFont. PdfWriter writer, iTextSharp. OnEndPage writer, document ; iTextSharp. Font iTextSharp. BeginText ; cb. SetFontAndSize bf, 12 ; cb. SetTextMatrix document. GetRight , document. GetTop 45 ; cb. ShowText text ; cb. AddTemplate headerTemplate, document.
GetBottom 30 ; cb. GetWidthPoint text, 12 ; cb. AddTemplate footerTemplate, document. AddCell pdfCell1 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell2 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell3 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell4 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell5 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell6 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell7 ; pdfTab. Width - 80f; pdfTab.
WriteSelectedRows 0, -1, 40, document. Height - 30, writer. MoveTo 40, document. Height - ; cb. LineTo document. Width - 40, document. GetBottom 50 ; cb. OnCloseDocument writer, document ; headerTemplate. BeginText ; headerTemplate.
SetFontAndSize bf, 12 ; headerTemplate. SetTextMatrix 0, 0 ; headerTemplate. ShowText writer.
add header on every page while dynamically generate pdf from html using iTextSharp in asp.net(C#)?
ITextSharp insert text to an existing pdf up vote 46 down vote favorite 25 The title sums it all. It has custom multiline header and custom footer displaying 'Page X of Y'. I have tried many of them and they either aren't as simple or simply don't have the features. It's simple to use, the use of most of the features are around Stackoverflow, and it has a lot and I mean a lot of features. My favourite was being able to fill in Acro. Fields in PDFs ;.
Itextsharp Add Header To Existing Pdf