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RazorPDF for MVC - Generate PDFs with Razor Views and iTextSharp

RazorPDF is a simple package that allow you to use a Razor View to generate a PDF.

RazorPDF uses the Razor View Engine to create iTextXML which in turn is used to produce the PDF files. RazorPDF is basically a port of the PDF feature of Spark View Engine.

Overview
RazorPDF is a package that adds a new ViewResult type called PdfResult. You can use a PdfResult to take your Razor view filled with iText XML or HTML and have it return a PDF file as the output.

RazorPDF is basically a port of the PDF feature of Spark View Engine.

Now very easy to create pdf using RazorPDF step by step.

Step 1
Add in your project RazorPDF
run the following command in the Package Manager Console
PM> Install-Package RazorPDF

Step 2
Create Pdf layout in Shared folder _PdfLayout.cshtml
<itext creationdate="@DateTime.Now.ToString()" producer="RazorPDF">
    @RenderBody()
</itext>

Step 3
Create Pdf Page with OrdersInPdf.cshtml, Now design pdf with xml tag.
Like
<paragraph style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 18; font-style: italic;">
  <chunk red="255" green="0" blue="0">@ViewBag.Title</chunk>
</paragraph>
<paragraph>
  <chunk style="font-family:Times;font-weight:bold;">Report Date: </chunk>
  <chunk style="font-family:Times;">@DateTime.Now.ToString("MM/dd/yyyy")</chunk>
</paragraph>
<paragraph>
  <chunk style="font-family:Times;font-weight:bold;">Report Time: </chunk>
  <chunk style="font-family:Times;">@DateTime.Now.ToString("hh:mm tt")</chunk>
</paragraph>

Step 4
Now ;Generate PDF file.
In Home Controller Create This Function.
using RazorPDF;
public ActionResult OrdersInPdf()
{
   var pdf = new PdfResult(null, "OrdersInPdf");
   pdf.ViewBag.Title = "Report Title";
   return pdf;
}

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