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How to convert HTML email to PDF in C# with ByteScout PDF SDK

This code in C# shows how to convert HTML email to PDF with this how to tutorial

The sample source codes on this page shows how to convert HTML email to PDF in C#. ByteScout PDF SDK is the component to help programmers in generating new pdf files, modifying and updating existing pdf documents or pdf forms. Provides support for auto-filling pdf forms, adding text with adjustable font, style, size, font family, new form fields, vector and raster drawings and you can use it to convert HTML email to PDF with C#.

This rich sample source code in C# for ByteScout PDF SDK includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to convert HTML email to PDF. In your C# project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! This basic programming language sample code for C# will do the whole work for you to convert HTML email to PDF.

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="15.0" xmlns=""> <Import Project="$(MSBuildExtensionsPath)\$(MSBuildToolsVersion)\Microsoft.Common.props" Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildExtensionsPath)\$(MSBuildToolsVersion)\Microsoft.Common.props')" /> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProjectGuid>{8B33CB1C-B6A2-4750-9D1C-EB963DC8A17D}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <RootNamespace>EmailToPDF_HTMLEmail</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>EmailToPDF_HTMLEmail</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG;TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> <Prefer32Bit>false</Prefer32Bit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> <Prefer32Bit>false</Prefer32Bit> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDF, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF SDK\net4.5\Bytescout.PDF.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDF.Converters"> <HintPath>c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF SDK\net4.5\Bytescout.PDF.Converters.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="Microsoft.CSharp" /> <Reference Include="MsgReader, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3ba01cf3434959fa, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <HintPath>packages\MsgReader.3.4.0\lib\net45\MsgReader.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="OpenMcdf, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=fdbb1629d7c00800, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <HintPath>packages\OpenMcdf.\lib\net40\OpenMcdf.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Security" /> <Reference Include="System.Web" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <None Include="HtmlSampleEmail.msg"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </None> <None Include="packages.config" /> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> </Project>

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Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 12.00 # Visual Studio 15 VisualStudioVersion = 15.0.27703.2026 MinimumVisualStudioVersion = 10.0.40219.1 Project("{FAE04EC0-301F-11D3-BF4B-00C04F79EFBC}") = "EmailToPDF_HTMLEmail", "EmailToPDF_HTMLEmail.csproj", "{8B33CB1C-B6A2-4750-9D1C-EB963DC8A17D}" EndProject Global GlobalSection(SolutionConfigurationPlatforms) = preSolution Debug|Any CPU = Debug|Any CPU Release|Any CPU = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(ProjectConfigurationPlatforms) = postSolution {8B33CB1C-B6A2-4750-9D1C-EB963DC8A17D}.Debug|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Debug|Any CPU {8B33CB1C-B6A2-4750-9D1C-EB963DC8A17D}.Debug|Any CPU.Build.0 = Debug|Any CPU {8B33CB1C-B6A2-4750-9D1C-EB963DC8A17D}.Release|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Release|Any CPU {8B33CB1C-B6A2-4750-9D1C-EB963DC8A17D}.Release|Any CPU.Build.0 = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(SolutionProperties) = preSolution HideSolutionNode = FALSE EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(ExtensibilityGlobals) = postSolution SolutionGuid = {84906FDB-DB2B-4676-B5AE-BC10CAA26280} EndGlobalSection EndGlobal

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using System; using System.Diagnostics; using System.Drawing.Printing; using System.IO; using System.Text; using Bytescout.PDF; using Bytescout.PDF.Converters; using Font = Bytescout.PDF.Font; using SolidBrush = Bytescout.PDF.SolidBrush; namespace EmailToPDF_HTMLEmail { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { try { // Parse MessageContents using MsgReader Library // MsgReader library can be obtained from: using (var msg = new MsgReader.Outlook.Storage.Message("HtmlSampleEmail.msg")) { // Get Sender information var from = msg.GetEmailSender(false, false); // Message sent datetime var sentOn = msg.SentOn; // Recipient To information var recipientsTo = msg.GetEmailRecipients(MsgReader.Outlook.RecipientType.To, false, false); // Recipient CC information var recipientsCc = msg.GetEmailRecipients(MsgReader.Outlook.RecipientType.Cc, false, false); // Message subject var subject = msg.Subject; // Get Message Body var msgBody = msg.BodyHtml; // Prepare PDF docuemnt using (Document outputDocument = new Document()) { // Add registration keys outputDocument.RegistrationName = "demo"; outputDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Add page Page page = new Page(PaperFormat.A4); outputDocument.Pages.Add(page); // Add sample content Font font = new Font(StandardFonts.Times, 12); Brush brush = new SolidBrush(); // Add Email contents int topMargin = 20; page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;File Name: {msg.FileName}", font, brush, 20, (topMargin += 20)); page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;From: {from}", font, brush, 20, (topMargin += 20)); page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;Sent On: {(sentOn.HasValue ? sentOn.Value.ToString("MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm") : "")}", font, brush, 20, (topMargin += 20)); page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;To: {recipientsTo}", font, brush, 20, (topMargin += 20)); if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(recipientsCc)) { page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;CC: {recipientsCc}", font, brush, 20, (topMargin += 20)); } page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;Subject: {subject}", font, brush, 20, (topMargin += 20)); page.Canvas.DrawString("Message body in next page.", font, brush, 20, (topMargin += 20)); // Convert Html body to PDF in order to retain all formatting. using (HtmlToPdfConverter converter = new HtmlToPdfConverter()) { converter.PageSize = PaperKind.A4; converter.Orientation = Bytescout.PDF.Converters.PaperOrientation.Portrait; // Convert input HTML to stream byte[] byteArrayBody = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(msgBody); MemoryStream inputStream = new MemoryStream(byteArrayBody); // Create output stream to store generated PDF file using (var outputStream = new MemoryStream()) { // Convert HTML to PDF converter.ConvertHtmlToPdf(inputStream, outputStream); // Create new document from generated output stream Document docContent = new Document(outputStream); // Append all pages to main PDF foreach (Page item in docContent.Pages) { outputDocument.Pages.Add(item); } // Save output file outputDocument.Save("result.pdf"); } } // Open result document in default associated application (for demo purpose) ProcessStartInfo processStartInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("result.pdf"); processStartInfo.UseShellExecute = true; Process.Start(processStartInfo); } } } catch (Exception ex) { Console.WriteLine(ex.Message); Console.WriteLine("Press enter key to exit..."); Console.ReadLine(); } } } }

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <packages> <package id="MsgReader" version="3.4.0" targetFramework="net45" /> <package id="OpenMcdf" version="" targetFramework="net45" /> </packages>

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