GrapeCity Documents for PDF (GcPdf) is a cross-platform library that allows to create, analyze, and modify PDF documents.
Its object model closely follows the Adobe PDF specification, and is designed to provide direct access to features of the PDF format.
In addition, Documents for PDF includes a powerful and platform-independent font handling and text layout engine and other high-level features that make PDF document creation easy and convenient.
HTML content can be rendered using the optional GcHtml library (
The online Documents for PDF sample browser is available at

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Install-Package GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf -Version
dotnet add package GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf --version
<PackageReference Include="GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf" Version="" />
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Release Notes

# Changes from version

## Fixed
- Exceptions occur when trying to load certain PDFs. (DOC-2101, DOC-2102)
- Exception occurs when calling GetNativeImage() on images found in some PDFs. (DOC-2103, DOC-2110)
- Exceptions occur when trying to save certain PDFs loaded into a GcPdfDocument. (DOC-2105, DOC-2106)

## Changed
- Existing PDFs that contain AcroForm fields with duplicate names can now be loaded into GcPdfDocument.
 Note that trying to add a field with a duplicate name will still cause an error because this is not allowed by the PDF spec.

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GrapeCity Documents for Excel is a high-speed, small-footprint spreadsheet API that requires no dependencies on Excel. With full .NET Standard 2.0 support, you can generate, load, modify, and convert spreadsheets in .NET Framework, .NET Core, Mono, and Xamarin. Apps using this spreadsheet API can be deployed to cloud, Windows, Mac, or Linux. Its powerful calculation engine and breadth of features means you’ll never have to compromise design or requirements. We model our interface-based API on Excel's document object model. This means that you can import, calculate, query, generate, and export any spreadsheet scenario. Using GcExcel, you can create full reports, sorted and filtered tables, sorted and filtered pivot tables, dashboard reports, add charts, sparklines, conditional formats, import and export Excel templates and also convert spreadsheets to PDF. The online Documents for Excel sample browser is available at
ActiveReports PDF export library
This is a cross-platform library providing document layout services to GrapeCity.Documents.Word (GcWord). Adding a reference to this library to a project that uses GcWord will provide GcWordDocument.SaveAsPdf() extension methods, which will allow to export Word documents to PDF. This library does not depend on MS Office or any third-party libraries, and works on all platforms that support .NET Standard 2.0. The online Documents for Word sample browser that uses GrapeCity.Documents.Layout to generate PDFs from Word documents is available at
GrapeCity ActiveReports is a set of assemblies that enable you to create, render, print, and export reports in a .NET or .NET Core application. This package includes assemblies needed to export ActiveReports files. The available exports include, among others, PDF, Excel, Doc/DocX, HTML, JSON, CSV, XML and image.
This is a cross-platform library providing optional resources to GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf. This package is not automatically added by GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf. To use it, add a reference to this package to your project.

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 0 8/11/2020 897 7/20/2020 1,361 7/3/2020 1,336 6/18/2020 695 6/2/2020 1,200 5/7/2020 1,334 4/22/2020 2,777 4/9/2020 3,026 3/5/2020 2,898 1/13/2020 612 1/3/2020 1,668 12/8/2019 5,070 11/14/2019 1,873 10/24/2019 2,524 2/4/2020 4,643 11/7/2019 159 11/6/2019 517 10/12/2019 1,985 9/20/2019 2,364 8/21/2019 801 8/5/2019 2,184 7/11/2019 1,778 6/9/2019 928 4/24/2019 1,256 3/25/2019 360 3/12/2019 899 3/1/2019 924 1/25/2019 470 12/18/2018 3,450 12/5/2018 353 11/21/2018 480 11/13/2018 576 10/24/2018 715 9/28/2018 2,008 5/15/2018 1,263 5/1/2018 814 3/12/2018 370 2/24/2018 368 2/9/2018