Export To pdf using Radeditior with css applied

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  1. Rijo
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    2 posts
    Member since:
    Feb 2012

    Posted 23 Feb 2012 Link to this post

    Hi guys
    I m stuck with an issue where i am trying to apply css to Rad editor control and it is applying the css to the content part.
    But when i try to use exporttoPDF() the css is not working on the PDF generated.
    This is the sample code :
    //For Export to Pdf functionality and applying CSS to Radeditor1
     protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
                StringWriter sw = new StringWriter();
                HtmlTextWriter w = new HtmlTextWriter(sw);
                string s = sw.GetStringBuilder().ToString();

                RadEditor1.CssFiles.Add("Site.css"); // location of my css
                RadEditor1.Content = s.Replace("&nbsp", "");

                string aa = RadEditor1.CssFiles[0].Value.ToString();

    //i have used Radeditor like below in aspx
    <telerik:RadEditor ID="RadEditor1" runat="server"
            ContentFilters="PdfExportFilter, DefaultFilters" Skin="Office2007" >
            <ExportSettings Pdf-PageTopMargin="15px" Pdf-PageLeftMargin="20px"  Pdf-PageRightMargin="20px"
             OpenInNewWindow="true" Pdf-PageHeight="21cm" Pdf-PageWidth="29cm">
    <Pdf PageWidth="29cm" PageHeight="21cm" PageTopMargin="15px" PageLeftMargin="20px" PageRightMargin="20px"></Pdf>
    <table class="test" >
    TEst data to be printed with class applied
  2. Rumen
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    Posted 27 Feb 2012 Link to this post


    The third party HTMLtoPDF converter that RadEditor uses to export the HTML content to PDF does not offer support for external CSS files and it does not render the classes specified in the class attributes of the HTML elements. It is possible currently to export only inline style attributes.

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  3. Rijo
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    2 posts
    Member since:
    Feb 2012

    Posted 28 Feb 2012 Link to this post

    Hi Rumen,

    Thanks for the response.. yes it was not workin and i had to find a way to provide the designer with a way to work with ease..
    So i have implemented the inline based on a XML which stores all the Classes and its values..
    thanks & Regards

    RIjo Rajan
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