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PDF Creator - ASP.NET Core
public class HomeController : Controller
public IActionResult Index()
return View();
public FileResult Index(string editor1)
// create a unique file name
string fileName = Guid.NewGuid() + ".pdf";
// convert HTML text to stream
byte[] byteArray = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(editor1);
// generate PDF from the HTML
MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream(byteArray);
HtmlLoadOptions options = new HtmlLoadOptions();
Document pdfDocument = new Document(stream, options);
// create memory stream for the PDF file
Stream outputStream = new MemoryStream();
// return generated PDF file
return File(outputStream, System.Net.Mime.MediaTypeNames.Application.Pdf, fileName);
[ResponseCache(Duration = 0, Location = ResponseCacheLocation.None, NoStore = true)]
public IActionResult Error()
return View(new ErrorViewModel { RequestId = Activity.Current?.Id ?? HttpContext.TraceIdentifier });
ViewData["Title"] = "PDF Creator";
<script src="~/ckeditor/ckeditor.js"></script>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-12">
<h2>Create a PDF File</h2>
<form method="post">
<textarea name="editor1" id="editor1" rows="80" cols="80">
Start creating your PDF document.
<br />
<input type="submit" class="btn btn-success" value="Generate PDF" />
// Replace the <textarea id="editor1"> with a CKEditor
// instance, using default configuration.
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