How to View PDF File inside the Form Using C#

In this tutorial, you will learn how to view PDF file inside the Form Using C#. PDF is the most commonly used by companies for their documents which includes images and text formatting. You have to install a PDF Reader first in your machine in order to add it in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2015. Just visit the official site of adobe acrobat. Here is the link

Creating Application

Step 1

Open Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 and create a new windows form application for c#. ps1

Step 2

Go to toolbars, right click and select choose items. ps2

Step 3

When the “Choose ToolBox Items” appear, go to COM Components and check Adobe PDF Reader then hit OK. ps3

Step 4

In the ToolBox, select PDF Reader, OpenFileDialog and a Button then drag it inside the form. Make the form just like shown below. ps5

Step 5

Double click a Button and add the following code to get a PDF File and to view it into the form.
  2. OpenFileDialog ofd = new OpenFileDialog();
  3. ofd.Filter = "PDF |*.pdf";
  4. if(ofd.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK)
  5. {
  6. axAcroPDF1.src = ofd.FileName;
  7. }
The complete source code is included. You can download it and run it on your computer. For any questions about this article. You can contact me @ Email – [email protected] Mobile No. – 09305235027 – TNT Or feel free to comment below.


Submitted byAbdulmk (not verified)on Tue, 07/02/2019 - 03:54

need the same topic but using pascal

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