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How to set style for single cell in PdfLightTable?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: PDF |
Published Date: January 11, 2016 |
Last Revised Date: January 11, 2016

How to set style for single cell in PdfLightTable?

Style can be applied to a single cell in PdfLightTable by using BeginCellLayout event handler.

Please refer to the following code example how to set the style for single cell in PdfLightTable:


//Create the PDF document

PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument();

//Add the page

PdfPage page = doc.Pages.Add();

//Create the light table

PdfLightTable pdfLightTable = new PdfLightTable();

//Set Data source

pdfLightTable.DataSource = GetData();

//Call the event handlers

pdfLightTable.BeginCellLayout += pdfLightTable_BeginCellLayout;

//Draw the table

pdfLightTable.Draw(page, new RectangleF(new PointF(margin, 70), new SizeF(100,100));

//Save and close the document




//Begin cell layout

private void pdfLightTable_BeginCellLayout(object sender, BeginCellLayoutEventArgs args)


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


//skip the cell

args.Skip = true;

//draw the cell

args.Graphics.DrawRectangle(PdfPens.Black, args.Bounds);

//draw the background brush

args.Graphics.DrawRectangle(PdfBrushes.LightBlue, args.Bounds);

//draw the string in cell

args.Graphics.DrawString("Cell Style", new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Courier, 10), PdfBrushes.Black, new PointF(args.Bounds.X, args.Bounds.Y));




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