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How to convert XAML to PDF in UWP

Syncfusion Essential PDF is the UWP PDF library used to create, read, and edit PDF documents. Using this library, you can convert XAML to PDF in UWP platform.

Steps to convert XAML to PDF programmatically:

  1. Create a new UWP application project.


  1. Install the Syncfusion.Pdf.UWP NuGet package as reference to your UWP application from NuGet.org


  1. Include the following namespaces in the MainPage.xaml.cs file.


  1. Include the following code snippet in the click event of the button in MainPage.xaml.cs to convert XAML to PDF and save it in a stream.


  1. Use the following helper method to save the stream as a physical file and open the file for viewing.


By executing the program, you will get the PDF document as follows.

A complete working sample can be downloaded from XAMLtoPDF_Sample.zip

Take a moment to peruse the documentation, where you will find other options like converting TIFF to PDF, RTF to PDF, and XPS to PDF document.

Refer here to explore the rich set of Syncfusion Essential PDF features.


Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, include a license key in your projects. Refer to link to learn about generating and registering Syncfusion license key in your application to use the components without trail message.


Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
8060 11/09/2017 12/07/2018 UWP Pdf
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