Create PDF File from web app

Posted on 2007-10-17
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I need to create a pdf document from my web app. I am pulling data from my database and that is where i stop. I saw many options for C# and C++ but none for that were free. I can not afford to use a third party application that cost money right now. I am over budget

Any help is appreciated
Question by:jimseiwert
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    by:Bob Learned
    What did you see for C#?

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    I just did a google search. I dont remember the name or address. Sorry
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    What you need to do is to get the byte array, and then set the response headers to stream the PDF to the  Response.OutputStream or use the Response.BinaryWrite method to stream the PDF document.

    I realize, though, that you might be talking about getting text information from the database, and then creating a PDF document on the fly.  I am looking through different C# options, and I was wondering what you came across.  I didn't look for any VB.NET options, but there should be something out there.


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