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How to convert RTF email with attachments to PDF in C# and ByteScout PDF SDK

How to code in C# to convert RTF email with attachments to PDF with this step-by-step tutorial

The coding tutorials are designed to help you test the features without need to write your own code. Want to convert RTF email with attachments to PDF in your C# app? ByteScout PDF SDK is designed for it. ByteScout PDF SDK is the library for pdf documents generation, modification and updates. Can also generate and fill PDF forms. Provides support for text (fonts, style, size, font family), layers, pdf form fields, vector and raster drawings.

C# code samples for C# developers help to speed up coding of your application when using ByteScout PDF SDK. This C# sample code is all you need for your app. Just copy and paste the code, add references (if needs to) and you are all set! Use of ByteScout PDF SDK in C# is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.

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EmailToPDF_RTFEmailWithAttachments.csproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="15.0" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <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_RTFEmailWithAttachments</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>EmailToPDF_RTFEmailWithAttachments</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=1.8.2.254, 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=3.4.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3ba01cf3434959fa, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <HintPath>packages\MsgReader.3.4.0\lib\net45\MsgReader.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="OpenMcdf, Version=2.2.1.2, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=fdbb1629d7c00800, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <HintPath>packages\OpenMcdf.2.2.1.3\lib\net40\OpenMcdf.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="RtfPipe, Version=1.0.6787.26245, Culture=neutral, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <HintPath>packages\RtfPipe.1.0.0.23\lib\net45\RtfPipe.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="RtfSampleEmailWithAttachment.msg"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </None> <None Include="packages.config" /> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> </Project>

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EmailToPDF_RTFEmailWithAttachments.sln
      
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_RTFEmailWithAttachments", "EmailToPDF_RTFEmailWithAttachments.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 = {73EC55CD-06B0-47C9-9C3A-21BA25967D45} EndGlobalSection EndGlobal

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Program.cs
      
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_HTMLEmailWithAttachments { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { try { // Parse MessageContents using MsgReader Library // MsgReader library can be obtained from: https://github.com/Sicos1977/MSGReader using (var msg = new MsgReader.Outlook.Storage.Message("RtfSampleEmailWithAttachment.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.BodyRtf; // Convert RTF to HTML msgBody = RtfPipe.Rtf.ToHtml(msgBody); // 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 and attachments 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 MemoryStream 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); } // Get attachments from message (if any, and append to document) if (msg.Attachments.Count > 0) { foreach (MsgReader.Outlook.Storage.Attachment itmAttachment in msg.Attachments) { // Get Memory Stream MemoryStream attachmentMemoryStream = new MemoryStream(itmAttachment.Data); // Append Attachment Document docAttachment = new Document(attachmentMemoryStream); // Append all pages to main PDF foreach (Page item in docAttachment.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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packages.config
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <packages> <package id="MsgReader" version="3.4.0" targetFramework="net45" /> <package id="OpenMcdf" version="2.2.1.3" targetFramework="net45" /> <package id="RtfPipe" version="1.0.0.23" targetFramework="net45" /> </packages>

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