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How to use PDF control in NodeJS environment

PDF control can be used in NodeJS environment by using EdgeJS. Please follow the steps below to achieve this.

  1. Create a new folder(CSharpToNodeJS).


  1. Open command prompt and install EdgeJS using npm.

npm install edge



  1. Create a new CS file as like below



using System.Threading.Tasks;

using System.Drawing;

using Syncfusion.Pdf;

using Syncfusion.Pdf.Graphics;


namespace Source


    public class Startup


        public async Task<object> Invoke(object outputPath)


            //Create new PDF document

            PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument();

            //Add new page to the PDF document

            PdfPage page = doc.Pages.Add();

            //Draw a string to the page

            page.Graphics.DrawString("Hello World from .Net",

                new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.TimesRoman, 10),


                new PointF(100, 100));

            //Save and close the document

            doc.Save(outputPath as string);


            return "PDF generated successfully..!";






  1. Create new JS file as like below.



var edge = require('edge');


var CreatePDF = edge.func('Source.dll');


CreatePDF("Output.pdf", function (error, result) {

    if (error) throw error;





  1. Place the below required assemblies in the project folder(CSharpToNodeJS)
  1. Syncfusion.Compression.Base.dll
  2. Syncfusion.Pdf.Base.dll

  1. Open the command prompt and build the cs file with the necessary reference by using the below command.

"C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\vx.x.xx\csc.exe" /r:Syncfusion.Compression.Base.dll,Syncfusion.Pdf.Base.dll,System.Drawing.dll /target:library /debug Source.cs



  1. Once the command succeed Source.dll will be generated as like below.

  1. Run the below code in command prompt to run the C# code with NodeJS.

node Sample.js



Please find the attached sample for reference.


Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
7178 12/22/2016 12/22/2016 WinForms PDF
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