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How to add formatted HTML tag in PdfGridCell?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: PDF

Add HtmlTag in PdfGridCell

Follow the given steps to add HTML style text in the PDF grid:

  1. Initialize the PdfHtmlTextElement with the HTML content.
  2. Assign the PdfHtmlTextElement object to the grid cell value.

    The PdfHtmlTextElement class supports a basic set of HTML tags to render HTML format text in the PDF document. Refer to https://help.syncfusion.com/file-formats/pdf/working-with-text#adding-a-html-styled-text for more details.

Code snippet

//Create PDF document
PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument();
//Add pages
PdfPage page = doc.Pages.Add();
//Create PdfGrid
PdfGrid grid = new PdfGrid();
//Add PdfGridRow
PdfGridRow row = grid.Rows.Add();
//Add 2 column
row.Cells[0].Value = "1";
row.Cells[1].Value = "2";
row = grid.Rows.Add();
string longText = "<font color='#FF0000'>Essential PDF</font> is a <br/>.NET" +
          "library with the capability to produce Adobe PDF files"; 
PdfFont font = new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Courier, 14);
//Create PdfHtmlTextElement
PdfHTMLTextElement richTextElement = new PdfHTMLTextElement(longText, font, PdfBrushes.Black);
richTextElement.TextAlign = TextAlign.Left;
row.Cells[0].Value = "Hello World";
row.Cells[1].Value = richTextElement;
// Draw PdfGrid
grid.Draw(page.Graphics, new PointF(0, 0));
//Save PDF document
//Close document


Sample Link: https://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/support/directtrac/140556/ze/HtmlTag920183025

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