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PdfWebControlLiteEditDocument Method

Edit a PDF document before it is displayed in a PdfWebControlLite instance.

Namespace:  RadPdf.Web.UI
Assembly:  RadPdf (in RadPdf.dll) Version: (
public PdfDocumentEditor EditDocument()

Return Value

Type: PdfDocumentEditor
PdfDocumentEditor object to modify a PDF document before it is displayed in a PdfWebControlLite instance
The following aspx and code behind files use the CreateDocument and EditDocument methods to open a new document from the local file system and make minor changes to it before displaying it.
using System;

partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        if (!IsPostBack)
            // Get PDF as byte array from file (or database, browser upload, remote storage, etc)
            byte[] pdfData = System.IO.File.ReadAllBytes(@"C:\demo.pdf");

            // Load PDF byte array into RAD PDF
            this.PdfWebControlLite1.CreateDocument("Document Name", pdfData);

            //Create DocumentEditor object
            PdfDocumentEditor documentEditor1 =

            //Fill out PDF field using field names
              documentEditor1.Fields.Find("First Name"))
              .Value = "John";

            //Commit DocumentEditor changes
<%@ Page Language="C#" CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>

<%@ Register Assembly="RadPdf" Namespace="RadPdf.Web.UI" TagPrefix="radPdf" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>RAD PDF Sample</title>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <radPdf:PdfWebControlLite id="PdfWebControlLite1" runat="server" height="600px" width="100%" />
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