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Convert HTML to PDF in your Xamarin Applications

EVO HTML to PDF Converter for Xamarin offers full support for HTML tags, CSS styles, SVG vector graphics, Canvas, Web Fonts, JavaScript, page breaks control with CSS styles, repeating HTML table header and footer in PDF pages, live URLs and internal links in PDF, automatically generated hierarchical bookmarks and table of contents, HTML in the headers and footers. The library is much more than a HTML to PDF converter. You can also use it to easily merge, edit and fill existing PDF documents.

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EVO HTML to PDF Converter
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EVO HTML to PDF Converter library for Xamarin can be easily integrated in iOS, Android and Mac OS X applications to convert HTML documents to PDF, raster images or SVG vector images. The library is a powerful tool helping you to instantly create nicely formatted and easily maintainable PDF reports directly from existing HTML reports.

The converter offers full support for HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, SVG, web fonts, page breaks control with CSS and from API, automatically repeated HTML table header and footer, live URLs and internal links, automatically generated hierarchical bookmarks and table of contents, automatically generated fillable PDF forms and allows you to digitally sign and password protect the generated PDF documents.

The library was designed and tested to work reliably in multithreaded environments which makes it ideal for usage in high traffic websites and services.

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EVO HTML to PDF Converter for Xamarin is distributed in a Zip archive. You can follow the link below to download the software. The Zip archive contains the library you can use in your Xamarin applications and the demo applications for iOS, Android and Mac OS. The EVO PDF Server is a separate download.

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The HTML to PDF converter client library for Xamarin is also available as a NuGet Logo ImageNuGet package that can referenced directly from your Visual Studio project.
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In order to use the EVO HTML to PDF Converter for Xamarin you first have to install the EVO HTML to PDF Server. The server was built on .NET library to extend its capabilities to other platforms and languages. The client library that you link in your Xamarin applications will connect to the server to convert HTML to PDF, to Image or to SVG.

EVO HTML to PDF Converter Server can run either in a Windows Service on a Windows machine or in an Azure Cloud. You can find detailed installation and uninstallation instructions in the Readme.txt file from the root of the downloaded package.

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The EVO HTML to PDF Converter for Xamarin API allows you to convert a HTML document to PDF in just a few lines a code. The programming interface is also very rich and allows you customize the generated PDF document in various ways. The code below is copied from the demo for HTML to PDF Converter that you can find the in the Demo folder of the software Zip package.

private void ConvertUrlToPdf()
    try {
	    String serverIPAddress = serverIP.Text;
	    uint serverPortNumber = uint.Parse (serverPort.Text);

	    // create the HTML to PDF converter object
	    HtmlToPdfConverter htmlToPdfConverter = new HtmlToPdfConverter (serverIPAddress, serverPortNumber);

	    // set license key
	    htmlToPdfConverter.LicenseKey = "4W9+bn19bn5ue2B+bn1/YH98YHd3d3c=";

	    // set service password if necessary
	    if (serverPassword.Text.Length > 0)
		    htmlToPdfConverter.ServicePassword = serverPassword.Text;

	    // set PDF page size
	    htmlToPdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.PdfPageSize = PdfPageSize.A4;

	    // set PDF page orientation
	    htmlToPdfConverter.PdfDocumentOptions.PdfPageOrientation = PdfPageOrientation.Portrait;

	    // convert the HTML page from given URL to PDF in a buffer
	    byte[] pdfBytes = htmlToPdfConverter.ConvertUrl (urlToConvert.Text);

	    string documentsFolder = Environment.GetFolderPath (Environment.SpecialFolder.MyDocuments); 
	    string outPdfFile = System.IO.Path.Combine (documentsFolder, "EvoHtmlToPdf.pdf");

	    // write the PDF buffer in output file
	    System.IO.File.WriteAllBytes (outPdfFile, pdfBytes);

	    // open the PDF document in the default PDF viewer
	    UIDocumentInteractionController pdfViewer = UIDocumentInteractionController.FromUrl (Foundation.NSUrl.FromFilename (outPdfFile));
	    pdfViewer.PresentOpenInMenu (this.View.Frame, this.View, true);

    } catch (Exception ex) {
	    UIAlertView alert = new UIAlertView ();
	    alert.Title = "Error";
	    alert.AddButton ("OK");
	    alert.Message = ex.Message;
	    alert.Show ();