How to add push button into PDF form document using ByteScout PDF SDK

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Adding a push button into PDF form

This example demonstrates how to create push button control in PDF form made with ByteScout PDF SDK

Push button in PDF form document generated with ByteScout PDF SDK

Program.vb:
VB

'*******************************************************************
'       ByteScout PDF SDK
'                                                                   
'       Copyright © 2016 Bytescout, http://www.bytescout.com        
'       ALL RIGHTS RESERVED                                         
'                                                                   
'*******************************************************************

Imports Bytescout.PDF

''' <summary>
''' This example demonstrates how to create a button and decorate it.
''' </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)

        ' Create a button
        Dim button = New PushButton(50, 50, 100, 30, "button1")
        button.Caption = "Button"
        ' Decorate the button with various styles
        button.BackgroundColor = New ColorRGB(192, 192, 255)
        button.BorderWidth = 2
        button.BorderStyle = BorderStyle.Beveled
        button.BorderColor = New ColorRGB(0, 0, 128)
        button.Font = New Font(StandardFonts.Times, 16)
        button.FontColor = New ColorRGB(0, 0, 0)
        button.HighlightingMode = PushButtonHighlightingMode.Outline

        ' Add button to the page
        page.Annotations.Add(button)

        ' 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 

Program.cs:
C#

//*******************************************************************
//       ByteScout PDF SDK		                                     
//                                                                   
//       Copyright © 2016 ByteScout - http://www.bytescout.com       
//       ALL RIGHTS RESERVED                                         
//                                                                   
//*******************************************************************

using System.Diagnostics;
using Bytescout.PDF;

namespace Buttons
{
	/// <summary>
	/// This example demonstrates how to create a button and decorate it.
	/// </summary>
	class Program
	{
		static void Main()
		{
			// Create new document
			Document pdfDocument = new Document();
			pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo";
			pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo";
			// Add page
			Page page = new Page(PaperFormat.A4);
			pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page);

			// Create a button
			PushButton button = new PushButton(50, 50, 100, 30, "button1");
			button.Caption = "Button";
			// Decorate the button with various styles
			button.BackgroundColor = new ColorRGB(192, 192, 255);
			button.BorderWidth = 2;
			button.BorderStyle = BorderStyle.Beveled;
			button.BorderColor = new ColorRGB(0, 0, 128);
			button.Font = new Font(StandardFonts.Times, 16);
			button.FontColor = new ColorRGB(0, 0, 0);
			button.HighlightingMode = PushButtonHighlightingMode.Outline;

			// Add button to the page
			page.Annotations.Add(button);
			
			// Save document to file
			pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf");

			// Cleanup 
			pdfDocument.Dispose();

			// Open document in default PDF viewer app
			Process.Start("result.pdf");
		}
	}
} 
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