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PdfWebControlCopyDocument Method (Int32, Boolean)

Copy an existing a previously loaded PDF document to a new document instance and load it

Namespace:  RadPdf.Web.UI
Assembly:  RadPdf (in RadPdf.dll) Version: (
public int CopyDocument(
	int documentID,
	bool commitChanges


Type: SystemInt32
Document ID of a previously loaded PDF document
Type: SystemBoolean
Commit previous changes, saving them into the PDF

Return Value

Type: Int32
Document ID
This overload will copy the existing PdfDocumentSettings to the new document.
The following aspx and code behind files use the CopyDocument method to make a copy and load a previously loaded document, any added objects will remain editable in the copy as well.
using System;

partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        if (!IsPostBack)
            // Get Document ID, for example from user's session variables
            int documentID = (int)Session["UserDocumentID"];

            // Copy that PDF document, preserving editability by not commiting all changes
            this.PdfWebControl1.CopyDocument(documentID, false);
<%@ 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:PdfWebControl id="PdfWebControl1" runat="server" height="600px" width="100%" />
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