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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.

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 open a new document from the local file system.
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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