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Converting From DOCX To PDF Using XtremeDocumentStudio .NET

No software printer. No ActiveX. No Office Automation… No headaches! Just a few lines of C# to convert DOCX to PDF.
By V. Subhash

In Version 2013 R1 of XtremeDocumentStudio .NET, we introduced a new component for converting from PDF, DOCX, BMP, PNG, JPEG and TIFF formats to PDF, BMP, PNG, JPEG and TIFF. In this article, you will learn how to use the component and convert a DOCX document to PDF.

  1. Start Visual Studio and create a new "Windows Form" application.
  2. In Solution Explorer, add a reference to Gnostice.Documents.dll.
  3. Drop the following components on to the form.
    1. System.Windows.Forms.Button
    2. System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog
    3. Gnostice.Documents.DocumentConverter
  4. Double-click the button to switch to Code view.
  5. In the Form constructor, add the following code below the InitializeComponent() statement. Please update it with the correct license key.
    Gnostice.Documents.Framework.ActivateLicense("your-license-key");
    If you are using the trial version, you can use the key from XtremeDocumentStudio downloads page. If you are using a registered version, please use the license key from the delivery note you received after purchasing the product.
  6. In the button-click handler, add the following lines:
    openFileDialog1.FileName = "";
    openFileDialog1.Filter = "DOCX Files|*.docx|All files|*.*";
    if (openFileDialog1.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK) {
      documentConverter1.ConvertToFile(openFileDialog1.FileName, "converted.pdf");
    }
    
  7. Run the project, select a DOCX file, and check the Debug or Release folder where the executable has been created by Visual Studio. You will find the converted.pdf document there.

Here is an animation showing a DOCX that was converted to PDF by XtremeDocumentStudio .NET.

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