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How to convert RTF email with attachments to PDF in VB.NET with ByteScout PDF SDK

This tutorial will show how to convert RTF email with attachments to PDF in VB.NET

The code below will help you to implement an VB.NET app to convert RTF email with attachments to PDF. ByteScout PDF SDK can convert RTF email with attachments to PDF. It can be used from VB.NET. 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.

This rich sample source code in VB.NET for ByteScout PDF SDK includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to convert RTF email with attachments to PDF. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for VB.NET below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Further enhancement of the code will make it more vigorous.

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Program.vb
      
Imports System.Drawing.Printing Imports System.IO Imports System.Text Imports Bytescout.PDF Imports Bytescout.PDF.Converters Imports Font = Bytescout.PDF.Font Imports SolidBrush = Bytescout.PDF.SolidBrush Module Program Sub Main() Try ' Parse MessageContents using MsgReader Library ' MsgReader library can be obtained from: https://github.com/Sicos1977/MSGReader Using msg = New MsgReader.Outlook.Storage.Message("RtfSampleEmailWithAttachment.msg") ' Get Sender information Dim from = msg.GetEmailSender(False, False) ' Message sent datetime Dim sentOn = msg.SentOn ' Recipient To information Dim recipientsTo = msg.GetEmailRecipients(MsgReader.Outlook.RecipientType.[To], False, False) ' Recipient CC information Dim recipientsCc = msg.GetEmailRecipients(MsgReader.Outlook.RecipientType.Cc, False, False) ' Recipient BCC information Dim recipientBcc = msg.GetEmailRecipients(MsgReader.Outlook.RecipientType.Bcc, False, False) ' Message subject Dim subject = msg.Subject ' Get Message Body Dim msgBody = msg.BodyRtf ' Convert RTF to HTML msgBody = RtfPipe.Rtf.ToHtml(msgBody) ' Prepare PDF docuemnt Using outputDocument As Document = New Document() ' Add registration keys outputDocument.RegistrationName = "demo" outputDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Add page Dim page As Page = New Page(PaperFormat.A4) outputDocument.Pages.Add(page) ' Default font and brush Dim font As Font = New Font(StandardFonts.Times, 12) Dim brush As Brush = New SolidBrush() ' Add Email contents Dim topMargin As Integer = 0 topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;File Name: {msg.FileName}", font, brush, 20, topMargin) topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;From: {from}", font, brush, 20, topMargin) topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;Sent On: {(If(sentOn.HasValue, sentOn.Value.ToString("MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm"), ""))}", font, brush, 20, topMargin) topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;To: {recipientsTo}", font, brush, 20, topMargin) If Not String.IsNullOrEmpty(recipientsCc) Then topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;CC: {recipientsCc}", font, brush, 20, topMargin) End If If Not String.IsNullOrEmpty(recipientBcc) Then topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;BCC: {recipientBcc}", font, brush, 20, topMargin) End If topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString({code}quot;Subject: {subject}", font, brush, 20, topMargin) topMargin += 20 page.Canvas.DrawString("Message body and attachments in next page.", font, brush, 20, topMargin) ' Convert Html body to PDF in order to retain all formatting. Using converter As HtmlToPdfConverter = New HtmlToPdfConverter() converter.PageSize = PaperKind.A4 converter.Orientation = Bytescout.PDF.Converters.PaperOrientation.Portrait ' Convert input HTML to stream Dim byteArrayBody As Byte() = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(msgBody) Dim inputStream As MemoryStream = New MemoryStream(byteArrayBody) ' Create output stream to store generated PDF file Using outputStream = New MemoryStream() ' Convert HTML to PDF converter.ConvertHtmlToPdf(inputStream, outputStream) ' Create new document from generated output stream Dim docContent As Document = New Document(outputStream) ' Append all pages to main PDF For Each item As Page In docContent.Pages outputDocument.Pages.Add(item) Next ' Get attachments from message (if any, and append to document) If msg.Attachments.Count > 0 Then For Each itmAttachment As MsgReader.Outlook.Storage.Attachment In msg.Attachments ' Get Memory Stream Dim attachmentMemoryStream As MemoryStream = New MemoryStream(itmAttachment.Data) ' Append Attachment Dim docAttachment As Document = New Document(attachmentMemoryStream) ' Append all pages to main PDF For Each item As Page In docAttachment.Pages outputDocument.Pages.Add(item) Next Next End If ' Save output file outputDocument.Save("result.pdf") ' Open output file Process.Start("result.pdf") End Using End Using End Using End Using Catch ex As Exception Console.WriteLine(ex.Message) Console.WriteLine("Press enter key to exit...") Console.ReadLine() End Try End Sub End Module

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packages.config
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <packages> <package id="MsgReader" version="3.4.1" targetFramework="net45" /> <package id="OpenMcdf" version="2.2.1.3" targetFramework="net45" /> </packages>

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