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VB.NET PDF - Create PDF from Microsoft Office Word in VB.NET


VB.NET Tutorial for Creating PDF document from MS Office Word in Visual Basic .NET Class




Best Microsoft Office Word to adobe PDF file converter SDK for VB.NET class


Support .NET WinForms, ASP.NET MVC in IIS, ASP.NET Ajax, Azure cloud service, DNN (DotNetNuke), SharePoint


Export all Word text and image content into high quality PDF without losing formatting


Create PDF files from both DOC and DOCX formats in .NET WinForms and ASPX webpage


Convert multiple pages Word to fillable and editable PDF documents in Visual Studio .NET

Professional VB.NET PDF batch conversion control


Easy to create searchable and scanned PDF files from Word in VB.NET


Convert Word to PDF file with embedded fonts or without original fonts fast


Ability to get word count of PDF pages in VB.NET


Change Word hyperlink to PDF hyperlink and bookmark


Free online Word to PDF converter without email


Quick integrate online source code to VB.NET class program


Free library and components built in .NET framework




VB.NET: Import Necessary Dlls to Project  for Converting Word to PDF



Add necessary references:


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic.Codec.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Drawing.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Font.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Processing.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Raster.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Raster.Core.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.PDF.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Office.Inner.Common.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Office.Inner.Office03.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Word.dll


Use corresponding namespaces;


  using RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic;


  using RasterEdge.XDoc.Word;


  using RasterEdge.XDoc.PDF;


Note: When you get the error "Could not load file or assembly 'RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic' or any other assembly or one of its dependencies. An attempt to load a program with an incorrect format", please check your configure as follows:

       

       If you are using x64 libraries/dlls, Right click the project -> Properties -> Build -> Platform target: x64.

       

       If using x86, the platform target should be x86.




VB.NET Sample Code: Convert Word to PDF in VB.NET Project



Following is VB.NET demo code for Word (.docx/.dotm/.docm/.dotx) to PDF conversion.



Dim inputFilePath As String = "C:\1.docx"
Dim outputFilePath As String = "C:\Output.pdf"

' Load a Word (.docx) document.
Dim doc As DOCXDocument = New DOCXDocument(inputFilePath)

' Convert it to PDF document.
doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, outputFilePath)




Following is VB.NET demo code for Word (.doc) to PDF conversion.



Dim inputFilePath As String = "C:\1.doc"
Dim outputFilePath As String = "C:\Output.pdf"

' Load a Word (.doc) document.
Dim doc As DOCDocument = New DOCDocument(inputFilePath)

' Convert it to PDF document.
doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, outputFilePath)





VB.NET Convert two or multiple Word files to PDF (batch convert)



Following is VB.NET demo code for Word (.docx/.dotm/.docm/.dotx) to PDF conversion.



Dim inputDirectory As String = "C:\input\"
Dim outputDirectory As String = "C:\Output\"
Dim files() As String = Directory.GetFiles(inputDirectory, "*.docx")

' convert word document to pdf one by one.
For Each filePath As String In  files
       Dim doc As DOCXDocument = New DOCXDocument(filePath)
       Dim startIdx As Integer = filePath.LastIndexOf("\")
       Dim endIdx As Integer = filePath.LastIndexOf(".")
       Dim docName As String = filePath.SubString(startIdx + 1, endIdx - startIdx - 1)
       ' Convert it to PDF document.
       doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, outputDirectory + docName + ".pdf")
Next




Following is VB.NET demo code for Word (.doc) to PDF conversion.



Dim inputDirectory As String = "C:\input\"
Dim outputDirectory As String = "C:\Output\"
Dim files() As String = Directory.GetFiles(inputDirectory, "*.doc")

' convert word document to pdf one by one.
For Each filePath As String In  files
       Dim doc As DOCDocument = New DOCDocument(filePath)
       Dim startIdx As Integer = filePath.LastIndexOf("\")
       Dim endIdx As Integer = filePath.LastIndexOf(".")
       Dim docName As String = filePath.SubString(startIdx + 1, endIdx - startIdx - 1)
       ' Convert it to PDF document.
       doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, outputDirectory + docName + ".pdf")
Next





VB.NET Convert two or multiple Word files to one PDF



Following is VB.NET demo code for Word (.docx/.dotm/.docm/.dotx) to PDF conversion.



Dim files() As String = { "C:\demo1.docx", "C:\demo2.docx", "C:\demo3.docx" }
Dim outputFilePath As String = "C:\output.pdf"
Dim streams As List(Of MemoryStream) = New List(Of MemoryStream)()
For Each filePath As String In  files
       Dim doc As DOCXDocument = New DOCXDocument(filePath)
       Dim outputStream As MemoryStream = New MemoryStream()
       ' Convert it to PDF document.
       doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, outputStream)
       streams.Add(outputStream)
Next
PDFDocument.CombineDocument(streams, outputFilePath)




Following is VB.NET demo code for Word (.doc) to PDF conversion.



Dim files() As String = { "C:\demo1.doc", "C:\demo2.doc", "C:\demo3.doc" }
Dim outputFilePath As String = "C:\output.pdf"
Dim streams As List(Of MemoryStream) = New List(Of MemoryStream)()
For Each filePath As String In  files
       Dim doc As DOCDocument = New DOCDocument(filePath)
       Dim outputStream As MemoryStream = New MemoryStream()
       ' Convert it to PDF document.
       doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, outputStream)
       streams.Add(outputStream)
Next
PDFDocument.CombineDocument(streams, outputFilePath)





VB.NET insert word file into pdf document, and create a new PDF file



Following is VB.NET demo code to Insert Word (.docx/.dotm/.docm/.dotx) to PDF at specific location.



Dim filePath As String = "C:\demo.docx"
Dim doc As DOCXDocument = New DOCXDocument(filePath)
Dim stream As MemoryStream = New MemoryStream()
doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, stream)
Dim pdf As PDFDocument = New PDFDocument(stream)
Dim pageCount As Integer = pdf.GetPageCount()
Dim pages List(Of BasePage) = New List(Of BasePage)() 
For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1
       pages.Add(pdf.GetPage(i))
Next
Dim outputPdf As String = "C:\output.pdf"
Dim desDoc As PDFDocument = New PDFDocument(outputPdf)
Dim insertLocation As Integer = 2
desDoc.InsertPages(pages.ToArray(), insertLocation)
desDoc.Save("C:\desDocument.pdf")




Following is VB.NET demo code to Insert Word (.doc) to PDF at specific location.



Dim filePath As String = "C:\demo.doc"
Dim doc As DOCDocument = New DOCDocument(filePath)
Dim stream As MemoryStream = New MemoryStream()
doc.ConvertToDocument(DocumentType.PDF, stream)
Dim pdf As PDFDocument = New PDFDocument(stream)
Dim pageCount As Integer = pdf.GetPageCount()
Dim pages List(Of BasePage) = New List(Of BasePage)() 
For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1
       pages.Add(pdf.GetPage(i))
Next
Dim outputPdf As String = "C:\demo.pdf"
Dim desDoc As PDFDocument = New PDFDocument(outputPdf)
Dim insertLocation As Integer = 2
desDoc.InsertPages(pages.ToArray(), insertLocation)
desDoc.Save("C:\desDocument.pdf")