this may help. Create/Read Advance PDF Report using iTextSharp in C#.NET: Part I[^] I see this code to add header and footer. Hide Copy. Free source code and tutorials for Software developers and Architects.; Updated: 24 Dec Example written by Bruno Lowagie in answer to: * questions//adding-footer-with-itext-doesnt-work */ package sandbox. events;.

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Headed will contain just a text Footer will contain a text and pagination for pdf Page: We don’t talk about iTextSharp anymore. You are using iText 5 for. The current version is iText 7 for. The AddHeader has been deprecated a long time ago and has been removed from iTextSharp.

Adding headers and footers is now done using page events. The examples are in Java, but you can find the C port of the examples here and here scroll to the bottom of the page for links to the. Make sure you read the documentation.

A common mistake by many developers have made before you, is adding content in the OnStartPage. You should only add content in the OnEndPage.

It’s also obvious that you need to add the content at absolute coordinates for instance using ColumnText and that you need to reserve sufficient space for the header and footer by defining iitextsharp margins of your document correctly. If you are new to iText, you should use iText 7 and use event handlers to add headers and footers.

See chapter 3 of the iText 7 Jump-Start Tutorial for. This is an example of the hard way to add text at an absolute position using PdfCanvas:.

There are other ways to add content at absolute positions. They are described in the different iText books.

Page events for headers and footers

The answers to this question, while they are correct, are very unnecessarily complicated. The current version of iTextSharp works by implementing a callback class which is defined by the IPdfPageEvent interface. The events are triggered depending on what is happening to the PdfWriter. This will show up at the bottom of your document. Don’t forget to assign the IPdfPageEvent like this:. For the header it is very similar. Just flip the SetTextMatrix y coordinate:.


Because documentation is somewhat scarse I’d like to extend his answer with this code snippet that can be used to change the appearance of the header and footer. By default they have a rather large font-size and a thick border, which many people will want to change. The source code on GitHub may also be useful.

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. How can I add header and footer for each page in the pdf. I tried to add the below line, but header does not show up in pdf. SetWidths widths ; table. Count; foreach DataColumn c in dt. AddCell new Phrase c. AddCell new Phrase r[0].

ToStringfont5 ; table. AddCell new Phrase r[1]. AddCell new Phrase r[2].

Page events for headers and footers | iText Developers

AddCell new Phrase r[3]. AddCell new Phrase r[4]. Add table ; document. Write document ; Response. Anuya 3, 36 May be this help full to you.

As already answered by Bruno you need to use pageEvents. Please check out the sample code below: GetInstance pdfDoc, msReport ; pdfWriter.

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Checking Header Footer”, new Font Font. Add para ; pdfDoc. OnEndPage writer, document ; iTextSharp. SetFontAndSize bf, 12 ; cb. GetRightdocument. GetTop 45 ; cb. ShowText text ; cb. GetBottom 30 ; cb. GetWidthPoint text, 12 ; cb. AddCell pdfCell1 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell2 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell3 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell4 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell5 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell6 ; pdfTab. AddCell pdfCell7 ; pdfTab. Width – 80f; pdfTab. WriteSelectedRows 0, -1, 40, document.

Height – 30, writer. Height – ; cb. Width – 40, document. GetBottom 50 ; cb. OnCloseDocument writer, document ; headerTemplate. SetFontAndSize bf, 12 ; headerTemplate.


SetTextMatrix 0, 0 ; headerTemplate.

SetFontAndSize bf, 12 ; footerTemplate. SetTextMatrix 0, 0 ; footerTemplate. Ben 1 3 Nilesh Thakkar 2, 1 16 I like this example, but I have one question: If I use your Foter class as a common class for all my PDF documents and I want to display different text in the header of each document such as document title You can create property for each item that needs to be set dynamically by user.

For example itwxtsharp Header Here”, could be replaced with property and it’s value could be set at run cooter. I hope it makes sense.

Need help to remove the appending TotalCount to page footer text as I am placing different text in the footer. I just updated one line in the OnCloseDocument method, I removed the -1 to the writer.

itextsuarp PageNumber-1 string, because as you shared it I always got Page: When you have a PdfDocument in iText 7, you can add an event handler: FONT, helveticaBold ; canvas. Dear Dom, if you itextzharp add headers and footers with Document. Footeryou’re using a version of iText that is no longer supported: Thank you for the info!

BrunoLowagie Both Itextsbarp links provided are no longer there. Syed The links no longer make sense. I’ve updated the obsolete answer it dates from more than 4 years ago!

DirectContent; Now you can add text very easily: Don’t forget to assign the IPdfPageEvent like this: Just flip the SetTextMatrix y coordinate: Serguei Fedorov 4, 9 43 The solution without tables, is easier than the others.

Lol is crazy what we have to do to add a simple foot and header. Just iteextsharp this line before opening the document must be before: Hi Alvaro, welcome to StackOverflow.