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I need to create a pdf and send as an attachment and email from vb.net application.  Are there any ways in .NET itself or ay recommendations for a open source or third party dlls ?
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We use PDFKit.Net and have found it to meet our needs nicely.
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A few ways:
Open Source:
 http://pdfsharp.com/PDFsharp/

EvoPDF (commercial)

And also you can setup a pdf printer (CutePDF I think) to print to the printer, but that requires a more manual intervention on the user's behalf.


And also here are some samples:
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/5567/Create-and-manipulate-PDF-documents-NET
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I downloaded the pdfsharp. Does it have a dll  that I need to add as a reference to my project. Where would the dll be? I don't see it in the package I downloaded. Thanks
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