Handling PDF Documents in C# and .NET

SautinSoft.PDF .NET is a convenient library for working with PDF files in the C# programming language using the .NET platform. It allows you to create, edit and convert PDF files with ease and efficiency.

In this article, we will look at how to save PDF documents in C# and applications.NET using the PDF library .NET from SautinSoft.

The following example shows how you can open a PDF document and view the contents of the document by following a few steps:

  1. Add SautinSoft.PDF from NuGet.
  2. Load an existing document.
  3. Add the text with different types of formatting.
  4. Read the contents of the document.

Output result:

Complete code

using System;
using System.IO;
using SautinSoft;
using SautinSoft.Pdf;
using SautinSoft.Pdf.Content;

namespace Sample
    class Sample
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/pdf/help/net/developer-guide/open-pdf.php
        /// </remarks>
        static void Main(string[] args)
            // Before starting this example, please get a free 30-day trial key:
            // https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/

            // Apply the key here:
            // PdfDocument.SetLicense("...");

            string pdfFile = Path.GetFullPath(@"..\..\..\simple text.pdf");

            using (var document = PdfDocument.Load(pdfFile))
                if (document != null)
                    foreach (var page in document.Pages)
                    Console.WriteLine("File opened successfully");


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