Display Gridview with Marathi Data in PDF File using asp.net c#

Mohit Joshi 1 Reputation point
2022-12-26T06:40:18.427+00:00

Hi
I am creating 1 application in which I am populating Data in Marathi language in Gridview. I want to create PDF of this Gridview. I am using iTextSharp to create PDF but it is not showing Marathi Data on that File.
PFB code for PDF : -

using iTextSharp.text;
using iTextSharp.text.pdf;
using iTextSharp.text.html.simpleparser;
using iTextSharp.tool.xml;
using System.Globalization;
using System.IO;
public void VarReport()
{
//if (DateTime.Now.Day >= 1 && DateTime.Now.Day <= 5 && DateTime.Now.Month % 2 == 0)
{
string filename = "Var_" + dt.GetMonthName(DateTime.Now.Month) + "_" + DateTime.Now.Year+".pdf";
using (StringWriter sw = new StringWriter())
{
using (HtmlTextWriter hw = new HtmlTextWriter(sw))
{
VadhuVarData.AllowPaging = false;
getVar();
VadhuVarData.RenderControl(hw);
StringReader sr = new StringReader(sw.ToString());
Document doc = new Document(PageSize.A4, 10f, 10f, 10f, 0f);
HTMLWorker htmlparser = new HTMLWorker(doc);
PdfWriter pw = PdfWriter.GetInstance(doc, Response.OutputStream);
doc.Open();
Paragraph para = new Paragraph();
para.Add("वर यादी");
doc.Add(para);
XMLWorkerHelper.GetInstance().ParseXHtml(pw, doc, sr);
doc.Close();
Response.ContentType = "application/pdf";
Response.ContentEncoding=System.Text.Encoding.UTF8;
Response.AddHeader("content-disposition", "attachment;filename=" + filename);
Response.Cache.SetCacheability(HttpCacheability.NoCache);
Response.Write(doc);
Response.End();
}
}
}
}
Gridview is as in below image
![273907-image.png]2
PDF is showing as in below image
273916-image.png

I kindly request to provide me with exact working code for that.
Thank You

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  1. QiYou-MSFT 851 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-12-27T09:04:26.48+00:00

    Hi @Mohit Joshi ,
    The reason for your problem is that itextsharp does not have a Marathi language. But we can add this language manually.
    I'm sorry I don't have Marathi in my system because of the region, but I can show you Chinese way.

    1. First we open the text library of our system.
      It is located at: C:\Windows\Fonts
    2. Create the specified font BaseFont baseFont = BaseFont.CreateFont(
      "C:\WINDOWS\FONTS\Your font file .ttf",
      BaseFont.IDENTITY_H,
      BaseFont.NOT_EMBEDDED);
      iTextSharp.text.Font titleFont = new iTextSharp.text.Font(baseFont, 18);

    3.Introduced System.Text.Encoding.CodePages in Nuget:

    Encoding.RegisterProvider(CodePagesEncodingProvider.Instance);  
    

    Best Regards
    Qi You


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