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PdfWebControlLiteCreateEmptyDocument Method (String, PdfLiteSettings)

Create empty document container to which the user can upload any PDF document

Namespace:  RadPdf.Web.UI
Assembly:  RadPdf (in RadPdf.dll) Version: (
public PdfLiteSession CreateEmptyDocument(
	string documentFileName,
	PdfLiteSettings documentSettings


Type: SystemString
Document file name
Type: RadPdf.LitePdfLiteSettings
Document settings

Return Value

Type: PdfLiteSession
Lite Document session

documentFileName does not need to be unique.

Set documentFileName to null or string.Empty to allow the client to specify the file name, defaulting to the name of the uploaded file.

Use a OnDocumentUploading(DocumentUploadingEventArgs) handler to read, pre-process, size limit, or reject the file uploaded.

Use MaxPdfPages to limit the number of pages in the uploaded file.

Use MaxPdfPageHeight and MaxPdfPageWidth to limit the page dimensions in the uploaded file.

The following aspx and code behind files use the CreateEmptyDocument method to create an empty document container.
using System;

using RadPdf.Lite;

partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        if (!IsPostBack)
            PdfLiteSettings settings = new PdfLiteSettings();
            settings.DocumentSettings = PdfDocumentSettings.DisablePrint;

            //Load PDF byte array into RAD PDF
            this.PdfWebControlLite1.CreateEmptyDocument("Document Name", settings);
<%@ 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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