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VB.NET PDF: Get Started with .NET PDF Library Using VB

Help VB.NET User Have Quick Evaluation of .NET PDF SDK with Simple Sample Code for Creating Blank Page to PDF in VB.NET

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Using this PDF SDK for VB.NET, you can easily and quickly complete PDF document creating and loading, PDF document conversion, PDF content redaction, PDF document annotation, PDF document protection and more in any type of a 32-bit or 64-bit .NET application, including ASP.NET web service and Windows Forms for any .NET Framework version from 2.0 to 4.6...

This page is designed to help users to get started with our standalone application RasterEdge XDoc.PDF SDK for VB.NET in high efficiency after you have finished downloading and installing RasterEdge .NET Imaging SDK on your PC. It will start from how to create a VB.NET console application, and create a blank page in PDF document.

Create a VB.NET Console Application

Open Visual Studio and click "New" from toolbar. Note, Visual Studio 2005 and above versions are available;

Choose "VB Language" and "Console Application" respectively to create a project.

How to Create a Blank Page in PDF in VB.NET

Are you looking for a quite easy PDF creating and generating tool to allow for creating new PDF document with blank page? If so, you will work out this target just by using RasterEdge PDF document creating component within VB web or Windows application.

Add necessary XDoc.PDF DLL libraries into your created VB.NET application as references.









Use namespace "RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic";

Use namespace "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.

Copy of the following VB.NET sample code to your application.

Dim outputFile As String = "C:\output.pdf"

' Create a new PDF Document object with 2 blank pages
Dim doc As PDFDocument = PDFDocument.Create(2)

' Save the new created PDF document into file