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RAD PDF - Interactive Demonstrations

This implementation demonstrates how to use RAD PDF with ASP.NET MVC 5.

RAD PDF Sample Source Files

Controllers\HomeController.cs

using System;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Mvc;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

using RadPdf.Web.UI;

namespace CS_MVC5.Controllers
{
    public class HomeController : Controller
    {
        //
        // GET: /Home/

        public ActionResult Index()
        {
            // Get PDF as byte array from file (or database, browser upload, remote storage, etc)
            byte[] pdfData = System.IO.File.ReadAllBytes(@"C:\demo.pdf");

            // Create RAD PDF control
            PdfWebControl pdfWebControl1 = new PdfWebControl();

            // Setup pdfWebControl1 with any properties which must be called before CreateDocument (optional)
            // e.g. pdfWebControl1.RenderDpi = 144;

            // Create document from PDF data
            pdfWebControl1.CreateDocument("Document Name", pdfData);

            // Put control in ViewBag
            ViewBag.PdfWebControl1 = pdfWebControl1;

            return View();
        }

    }
}

Views\Home\Index.cshtml

@using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

@using RadPdf.Web.UI;

@*
To use the Client API, the following code must be in the <head> element of your View's HTML:
@Html.Raw(RadPdf.Web.UI.PdfWebControl.RenderHead())

See: /Views/Shared/_Layout.cshtml
*@

@{
    ViewBag.Title = "RAD PDF Basic Sample";

    // Get web control from ViewBag
    PdfWebControl pdfWebControl1 = ViewBag.PdfWebControl1;

    // Set control's properties
    pdfWebControl1.ID = "PdfWebControl1"; // Important if Client API is to be used!
    pdfWebControl1.Height = new Unit("600px");
    pdfWebControl1.Width = new Unit("100%");

    // Render web control to body
    @Html.Raw(pdfWebControl1.RenderControl())
}

Views\Shared\_Layout.cshtml

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <title>@ViewBag.Title</title>

    @Html.Raw(RadPdf.Web.UI.PdfWebControl.RenderHead())
</head>

<body>
    @RenderBody()
</body>
</html>

Views\_ViewStart.cshtml

@{
    Layout = "~/Views/Shared/_Layout.cshtml";
}

Views\web.config

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<configuration>
  <configSections>
    <sectionGroup name="system.web.webPages.razor" type="System.Web.WebPages.Razor.Configuration.RazorWebSectionGroup, System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35">
      <section name="host" type="System.Web.WebPages.Razor.Configuration.HostSection, System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35" requirePermission="false" />
      <section name="pages" type="System.Web.WebPages.Razor.Configuration.RazorPagesSection, System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35" requirePermission="false" />
    </sectionGroup>
  </configSections>

  <system.web.webPages.razor>
    <host factoryType="System.Web.Mvc.MvcWebRazorHostFactory, System.Web.Mvc, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35" />
    <pages pageBaseType="System.Web.Mvc.WebViewPage">
      <namespaces>
        <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc" />
        <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc.Ajax" />
        <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc.Html" />
        <add namespace="System.Web.Routing" />
      </namespaces>
    </pages>
  </system.web.webPages.razor>

  <appSettings>
    <add key="webpages:Enabled" value="false" />
  </appSettings>

  <system.web>
    <httpHandlers>
      <add path="*" verb="*" type="System.Web.HttpNotFoundHandler"/>
    </httpHandlers>

    <!--
        Enabling request validation in view pages would cause validation to occur
        after the input has already been processed by the controller. By default
        MVC performs request validation before a controller processes the input.
        To change this behavior apply the ValidateInputAttribute to a
        controller or action.
    -->
    <pages
        validateRequest="false"
        pageParserFilterType="System.Web.Mvc.ViewTypeParserFilter, System.Web.Mvc, Version=5.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35"
        pageBaseType="System.Web.Mvc.ViewPage, System.Web.Mvc, Version=5.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35"
        userControlBaseType="System.Web.Mvc.ViewUserControl, System.Web.Mvc, Version=5.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35">
      <controls>
        <add assembly="System.Web.Mvc, Version=5.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35" namespace="System.Web.Mvc" tagPrefix="mvc" />
      </controls>
    </pages>
  </system.web>

  <system.webServer>
    <validation validateIntegratedModeConfiguration="false" />

    <handlers>
      <remove name="BlockViewHandler"/>
      <add name="BlockViewHandler" path="*" verb="*" preCondition="integratedMode" type="System.Web.HttpNotFoundHandler" />
    </handlers>
  </system.webServer>
</configuration>

Global.asax.cs

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Mvc;
using System.Web.Routing;

namespace CS_MVC5
{
    // Note: For instructions on enabling IIS6 or IIS7 classic mode, 
    // visit http://go.microsoft.com/?LinkId=9394801

    public class MvcApplication : System.Web.HttpApplication
    {
        public static void RegisterGlobalFilters(GlobalFilterCollection filters)
        {
            filters.Add(new HandleErrorAttribute());
        }

        public static void RegisterRoutes(RouteCollection routes)
        {
            // Add ignore route for RAD PDF HTTP Handler
            // (NOTE: MVC's default axd ignore route doesn't work for sub-directories) 
            // (NOTE: This must be added above "MapRoute")
            // (NOTE: If using an MVC Area, you must also ignore this route in its RegisterArea() method of its AreaRegistration class)
            routes.IgnoreRoute("{*radpdfaxd}", new { radpdfaxd = @".*/RadPdf\.axd(\?.*)?" });
            
            routes.IgnoreRoute("{resource}.axd/{*pathInfo}");

            routes.MapRoute(
                "Default", // Route name
                "{controller}/{action}/{id}", // URL with parameters
                new { controller = "Home", action = "Index", id = UrlParameter.Optional } // Parameter defaults
            );

        }

        protected void Application_Start()
        {
            AreaRegistration.RegisterAllAreas();

            RegisterGlobalFilters(GlobalFilters.Filters);
            RegisterRoutes(RouteTable.Routes);
        }
    }
}

packages.config

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<packages>
  <package id="Microsoft.AspNet.Mvc" version="5.1.2" targetFramework="net45" />
  <package id="Microsoft.AspNet.Razor" version="3.1.2" targetFramework="net45" />
  <package id="Microsoft.AspNet.WebPages" version="3.1.2" targetFramework="net45" />
  <package id="Microsoft.Web.Infrastructure" version="1.0.0.0" targetFramework="net45" />
</packages>

web.config

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!--
  For more information on how to configure your ASP.NET application, please visit
  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=152368
  -->
<configuration>
  <appSettings>
    <add key="webpages:Version" value="3.0.0.0"/>
    <add key="RadPdfConnectionString" value="Server=.\SQLExpress;Database=RadPdf;Trusted_Connection=Yes;"/>
    <add key="RadPdfIntegrationProvider" value="CS_MVC5.RadPdf.CustomPdfIntegrationProvider,CS_MVC5"/> <!-- Use of an integration provider is optional. Delete this line if not needed. If the project assembly name is changed, "CS_MVC3" should be changed. -->
    <add key="RadPdfLicenseKey" value="DEMO"/>
  </appSettings>
  <system.web>
    <compilation debug="true" targetFramework="4.5">
      <assemblies>
        <add assembly="System.Web.Helpers, Version=3.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35" />
        <add assembly="System.Web.Mvc, Version=5.1.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35" />
        <add assembly="System.Web.WebPages, Version=3.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35" />
      </assemblies>
    </compilation>
    <httpHandlers>
      <add path="RadPdf.axd" verb="GET,POST" type="RadPdf.Web.HttpHandler.PdfHttpHandler"/>
    </httpHandlers>

    <httpRuntime targetFramework="4.5"/>

    <pages>
      <namespaces>
        <add namespace="System.Web.Helpers"/>
        <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc"/>
        <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc.Ajax"/>
        <add namespace="System.Web.Mvc.Html"/>
        <add namespace="System.Web.Routing"/>
        <add namespace="System.Web.WebPages"/>
      </namespaces>
    </pages>
  </system.web>
  <system.webServer>
    <validation validateIntegratedModeConfiguration="false"/>
    <handlers>
      <add path="RadPdf.axd" verb="GET,POST" name="PdfHttpHandler" preCondition="integratedMode" type="RadPdf.Web.HttpHandler.PdfHttpHandler"/>
    </handlers>
    <modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests="true"/>
  </system.webServer>
  <runtime>
    <assemblyBinding xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1">
      <dependentAssembly>
        <assemblyIdentity name="System.Web.Helpers" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35"/>
        <bindingRedirect oldVersion="1.0.0.0-3.0.0.0" newVersion="3.0.0.0"/>
      </dependentAssembly>
      <dependentAssembly>
        <assemblyIdentity name="System.Web.Mvc" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35"/>
        <bindingRedirect oldVersion="1.0.0.0-5.1.0.0" newVersion="5.1.0.0"/>
      </dependentAssembly>
      <dependentAssembly>
        <assemblyIdentity name="System.Web.WebPages" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35"/>
        <bindingRedirect oldVersion="1.0.0.0-3.0.0.0" newVersion="3.0.0.0"/>
      </dependentAssembly>
      <dependentAssembly>
        <assemblyIdentity name="System.Web.WebPages.Razor" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35"/>
        <bindingRedirect oldVersion="1.0.0.0-3.0.0.0" newVersion="3.0.0.0"/>
      </dependentAssembly>
    </assemblyBinding>
  </runtime>
</configuration>
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