XtremeDocumentStudio .NET
Next-generation multi-format document-processing component suite for .NET developers
Visual Studio 2010/2012/2013/2015

A multi-format document viewer control to display PDF, DOCX, DOC and image files in ASP.NET WebForms applications

Learn to embed XtremeDocumentStudio .NET's AJAX-enabled document viewer control in your ASP.NET Web Forms application.

XtremeDocumentStudio .NET is the next-generation multi-format document-processing framework from Gnostice for .NET developers. It provides a single unified API to process multiple formats - PDF, DOCX, DOC, BMP, JPEG, PNG, WMF, EMF, and single-page and multi-page TIFF - without requiring external software such as Microsoft Word, Open XML SDK, Word Automation Services, Adobe PDF library or GhostScript.

XtremeDocumentStudio .NET has controls for WinForms, WPF, WebForms, MVC and WPF. In this article, we will see how to use the Web Forms document viewer control in web application.

  1. Open Visual Studio and create an empty Web Forms application.
  2. In Solution Explorer, add references to the following DLLs:
    • Gnostice.Core.dll
    • Gnostice.Documents.dll
    • Gnostice.XtremeFontEngine.4.0.dll
    • Gnostice.XtremeImageEngine.dll
    • Ionic.Zlib.dll
    • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (Refer version or Update Nuget Packge to latest)
    • Gnostice.Documents.Controls.Web.dll
  3. Select these files, right-click on them and select Properties. Set "Copy Local" to True.
  4. Open the project's Web.Config file and add the following lines above its closing "system.web" tag:
      <add verb="GET,POST" 
  5. In the Web.Config file, add the following lines above the closing "system.webServer" tag:
      <add name="XDocumentImage" 
  6. Add a new Web Form to the project.
  7. Switch to design view and add jQuery plugin to the HEAD section.
  8. Drop the following component on the form:
    • ScriptManager
  9. In Solution Explorer, add a file to the "App_Data" folder.
  10. Switch to code view and add the following lines in the page load event. Change the name of the document to the file you had added to the "App_Data" folder.
    DocumentViewer DocumentViewer1 = new DocumentViewer();
       Server.MapPath("~/App_Data") + "\\" + "sample.docx");
    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.
  11. Build your project.
  12. In Solution Explorer, select the web form and view it in your favourite browser.


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