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How to add different styles for columns in PdfLightTable

Platform: WinForms |
Control: PDF

Add different styles for column in PdfLightTable

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


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;



To specify a particular column name, use ColumnName Property.


            // Specifies column name.
            pdfLightTable.Columns[1].ColumnName = "Student Name";



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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