Working with .NET PDF Tables
13 Sep 20226 minutes to read
The Syncfusion .NET PDF library provides support for two types of PDF table models, both having a different levels of customization, which is explained as follows. The two types of table models are:
We strongly recommend to use
PdfGridfor creating table in PDF document since it represents flexible grid which supports various customization of rows and columns.
Difference between PdfLightTable and PdfGrid
Both the PdfGrid and PdfLightTable models are supported across all the platforms and the following table explains the level of customizations both the models provide.
|Row||No direct API, possible through events.||Yes|
|Column||Yes (StringFormat)||Yes (StringFormat)|
|Cell||No direct API for single cell formatting, possible through events.||Yes|
|Column span||No direct API, possible through events.||Yes|
|Nested Grid||Possible through events||Yes|
|Layout Events||BeginCellLayout, BeginPageLayout, BeginRowLayout, EndCellLayout, EndPageLayout, EndRowLayout||BeginPageLayout, EndPageLayout|