The SDK samples given below describe how to quickly make your application do add file attachment to pdf with pdf sdk in VB.NET with the help of ByteScout PDF Suite. Follow the instructions from scratch to work and copy the VB.NET code. Complete and detailed tutorials and documentation are available along with installed ByteScout PDF Suite if you’d like to learn more about the topic and the details of the API.
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Imports Bytescout.PDF ''' <summary> ''' This example demonstrates how to attach a file to PDF document. ''' </summary> Class Program Shared Sub Main() ' Create new document Dim pdfDocument = New Document() pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo" pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Add page Dim page = New Page(PaperFormat.A4) pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page) ' Attach file Dim fileAttachment = New FileAttachmentAnnotation("sample_attachment.txt", 20, 20, 20, 20) fileAttachment.Icon = FileAttachmentAnnotationIcon.Paperclip page.Annotations.Add(fileAttachment) ' Instruct PDF viewer application to show attachments pane on startup pdfDocument.PageMode = PageMode.Attachment ' Save document to file pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf") ' Cleanup pdfDocument.Dispose() ' Open document in default PDF viewer app Process.Start("result.pdf") End Sub End Class
sample_attachment.txt 1234567890 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz