How to preserve CSS using iTextSharp?

Tags: c#,html,,css,itextsharp

Problem :

i have a header at the top of my front page like this: enter image description here

i use iTextSharp code to generate its PDF ... but the resulting PDF do not contain this Header with black : instead some CSS is written in place of header like this:

enter image description here

How can i possibly fix this issue??


 protected void BtnPDF_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        Response.ContentType = "application/pdf";
        Response.AddHeader("content-disposition", "attachment;filename=TestPage.pdf");
        StringWriter sw = new StringWriter();
        HtmlTextWriter hw = new HtmlTextWriter(sw);
        StringReader sr = new StringReader(sw.ToString());
        Document pdfDoc = new Document(PageSize.A4, 10f, 10f, 100f, 0f);
        HTMLWorker htmlparser = new HTMLWorker(pdfDoc);
        PdfWriter.GetInstance(pdfDoc, Response.OutputStream);

Solution :

Have you tried to use inline css? Because HTML/CSS parser in iTextSharp is not complete. So it may not work as you want.

Also check out the LoadTagStyle property of StyleSheet in iTextSharp, see if it helps.

For more details about it, see this answer:

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