Link Search Menu Expand Document

Add URI Link Action in PDF - C#

PDF SDK sample in C# demonstrating ‘Add URI Link Action in PDF’

Program.cs
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using Bytescout.PDF;

namespace UriAction
{
    /// <summary>
    /// This example demonstrates how to create URI (link) action.
    /// </summary>
    class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            // Create new document
            Document pdfDocument = new Document();
            pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo";
            pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo";

            // If you wish to load an existing document uncomment the line below and comment the Add page section instead
            // pdfDocument.Load(@".\existing_document.pdf");

            // Add page
            Page page = new Page(PaperFormat.A4);
            pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page);

            // Set Url action
            URIAction action = new URIAction(new Uri("https://bytescout.com"));

            // Add link annotation
            LinkAnnotation linkAnnotation = new LinkAnnotation(action, 20, 20, 150, 25);

            // Set highlight mode
            linkAnnotation.HighlightingMode = LinkAnnotationHighlightingMode.Outline;

            // Set color
            linkAnnotation.Color = new ColorRGB(0, 0, 255);

            // Add Link
            page.Annotations.Add(linkAnnotation);
            
            // Save document to file
            pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf");

            // Cleanup 
            pdfDocument.Dispose();

            // Open result document in default associated application (for demo purpose)
            ProcessStartInfo processStartInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("result.pdf");
            processStartInfo.UseShellExecute = true;
            Process.Start(processStartInfo);
        }
    }
}

Download Source Code (.zip)

Return to the previous page Explore PDF SDK


Copyright © 2016 - 2021 ByteScout