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Hello Friends,

I have to print windows form using in to PDF. I used itextsharp for print gridview but This time I need to print some label.
Is Itextsharp is good or should I use another one. and how can I print labels
Please Help me.


using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using iTextSharp;
using iTextSharp.text;
using iTextSharp.text.pdf;
using System.IO;

namespace ghm_scrum
    public partial class View_Incident : Form
        private void btnPrint_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            using (Bitmap b = new Bitmap(this.Width, this.Height))
                using (Graphics g = Graphics.FromImage(b))
                    g.CopyFromScreen(this.Location, new Point(0, 0), this.Size);
                Document doc = new Document();
                iTextSharp.text.Image i = iTextSharp.text.Image.GetInstance(b, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Bmp);
                PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.GetInstance(doc, new FileStream(@"D:\output.pdf", FileMode.Create));
                doc.SetPageSize(new iTextSharp.text.Rectangle(this.Size.Width + doc.LeftMargin + doc.RightMargin, this.Size.Height + doc.TopMargin + doc.BottomMargin));
I used this code but iTs print like screen shot.

Neetesh Agarwal
Posted 25-Mar-13 6:05am
Edited 25-Mar-13 6:11am
Maciej Los210.1K
Maciej Los 25-Mar-13 11:14am
iTs print like screen shot. - what you expect for, if you print an image of form to pdf?
Write text of labels to pdf.
Neetesh Agarwal 26-Mar-13 4:50am
I have a Panel in form , My need is show print that Panel and control inside that in PDF
Neetesh Agarwal 25-Mar-13 11:16am
Yes, I dont want full form print. Only the labels not the Button. I am trying that
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-Mar-13 11:49am
Why? Print data, not the form. Or do you need something like a screen shot? Why not using a bitmap then?
Neetesh Agarwal 26-Mar-13 4:50am
I have a Panel in form , My need is show print that Panel and control inside that in PDF
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 26-Mar-13 10:03am
Print the data shown in the form, not the form. You did not explain the purpose of the print, this is the key.
Neetesh Agarwal 28-Mar-13 3:02am
There are some button also in form which I dont want to print. I have to generate Report from the Form.
That only justified what I say. It does not have to be a report, but you print data, not the form.
Any questions on printing data?
Neetesh Agarwal 26-Mar-13 3:29am
Hello Sir,
I just want print as a Report so I need only Data. Not whole form

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