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PDFGrid background style


Can someone help me to style a PDF Grid background with alternating colors(Example: Row 1:White, Row 2: Blue Row 3:WHite and likewise)

2 Replies

IJ Irfana Jaffer Sadhik Syncfusion Team January 30, 2023 11:53 AM UTC

The Syncfusion .NET PDF library supports adding different styles for a particular table cell using the BeginCellLayout event in the PdfGrid class.

Please refer to the below code snippet:

  PdfDocument pdfDocument = new PdfDocument();

            PdfPage pdfPage = pdfDocument.Pages.Add();

            PdfGraphics graphics = pdfPage.Graphics;

            //Create a new PdfGrid.

            PdfGrid pdfGrid = new PdfGrid();

            pdfGrid.BeginCellLayout += PdfGrid_BeginCellLayout;

            //Add three columns.


            //Add header.


            pdfGrid.RepeatHeader = true;

            PdfGridRow pdfGridHeader = pdfGrid.Headers[0];

            pdfGridHeader.Cells[0].Value = "Employee ID";

            pdfGridHeader.Cells[1].Value = "Employee Name";

            pdfGridHeader.Cells[2].Value = "Salary";

            for (int i = 0; i < 850; i++)


                //Add rows.

                PdfGridRow pdfGridRow = pdfGrid.Rows.Add();

                pdfGridRow.Cells[0].Value = "Employe 1 ";

                pdfGridRow.Cells[1].Value = "John";

                pdfGridRow.Cells[2].Value = "$10,000";


            //Draw the PdfGrid.

            pdfGrid.Draw(pdfPage, PointF.Empty);

            MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream();

            //Save the document.



            ms.Position = 0;

            File.WriteAllBytes("Output.pdf", ms.ToArray());

            //Close the document


 static void PdfGrid_BeginCellLayout(object sender, PdfGridBeginCellLayoutEventArgs args)


        //Draw multiple fonts for a particular table cell.

        if (args.CellIndex == 2 && args.RowIndex==0)


            args.Graphics.DrawRectangle(PdfBrushes.Red, new RectangleF(args.Bounds.X, args.Bounds.Y, args.Bounds.Width, args.Bounds.Height));


        if (args.CellIndex == 0 && args.RowIndex==1)


            args.Style.BackgroundBrush = PdfBrushes.Green;

            args.Style.TextBrush = PdfBrushes.White;


        if (args.CellIndex == 1)


           args.Style.TextBrush = PdfBrushes.Blue;



Sample: https://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/support/directtrac/general/ze/Net6.0Sample-1946623558

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SA Saditha replied to Irfana Jaffer Sadhik January 30, 2023 10:28 PM UTC

Thank you Irfana, appreciate it.

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