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How to add different styles for columns in PdfLightTable

How to add different styles for column in PdfLightTable?

The following properties allow you to add different styles to PdfLightTable columns.

1. StringFormat:

To apply string format to PdfLightTable, you can use StringFormat Property.

The following code snippet shows how to add a string format to PdfLightTable columns.


            //Creates a new PDF document.

            PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument();


            //Adds a page.

            PdfPage page = doc.Pages.Add();


            //Declares a PdfLightTable.

            PdfLightTable pdfLightTable = new PdfLightTable();


            //Sets the DataSourceType as Direct.

            pdfLightTable.DataSourceType = PdfLightTableDataSourceType.TableDirect;


       //Creates columns.

            pdfLightTable.Columns.Add(new PdfColumn("Roll Number"));

            pdfLightTable.Columns.Add(new PdfColumn("Name"));

            pdfLightTable.Columns.Add(new PdfColumn("Class"));


            //Adds rows.

            pdfLightTable.Rows.Add(new object[] { "111", "Maxim", "III" });

            pdfLightTable.Rows.Add(new object[] { "222", "Bell", "III" });


           //Create a new string format

            PdfStringFormat format = new PdfStringFormat();


            //Set the text Alignment

            format.Alignment = PdfTextAlignment.Right;


            //Set the line Alignment

            format.LineAlignment = PdfVerticalAlignment.Middle;


            //Set right to left is true

            format.RightToLeft = true;


            //Add the string format to PdfLightTable column

            pdfLightTable .Columns [0].StringFormat = format;



2. ColumnName:

To specify a particular column name, use ColumnName Property.


            // Specifies column name.

            pdfLightTable.Columns[1].ColumnName = "Student Name";


3. Width:

To set a PdfLightTable Columns width, use Width Property.


            //Set column width

            pdfLightTable.Columns[0].Width = 30;


            //Draws the PdfLightTable.

            pdfLightTable.Draw(page, PointF.Empty);


            //Save the document.



            //close the document



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Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
5081 05/28/2015 05/28/2015 WinForms PDF
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