How to add an image to PDF export

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  1. leo
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    Mar 2014

    Posted 13 Jul 2014 Link to this post

    I would like to add an image (stored in DB) to my PDF export. Now I am exporting PDF using:



    grdiView1.MasterTableView.ExportToPdf();



    I just want to add a single image to this pdf file from the database. Image will be outside the gridview lets say at the top left of the pdf file....



    I hope somebody can help me with this...
  2. SANJAY
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    Posted 13 Jul 2014 in reply to leo Link to this post

    Hi Leo

    To the best of my understanding you would not be able to get the image on the PDF through the export function of the Grid

    Option 1) Please try if you can get the image in row 1 of the grid and then export

    Option 2) Export the PDF then edit using itextsharp and then you could comfortably put the image at which ever location either before the grid or after the grid

    Regards
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  4. Mehmet
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    Jun 2014

    Posted 13 Jul 2014 Link to this post

    any ideas why could this error come up ?

    Invalid XHTML. RadGrid has to render correct XHTML in order to export to PDF.

    thank you
  5. Kostadin
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    Posted 16 Jul 2014 Link to this post

    Hi Mehmet,

    You could check out the following live example which demonstrates how to add an image in the header of the PDF page. Keep in mind that only images with relative and absolute path could be exported. Note that the binary image could will not be included in the exported document.

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