How to convert XPS to PDF in C#, VB.NET
The XPS (XML Paper Specification) and OXPS (Open XML Paper Specification) is a fixed document formats consists of structured XML markup that defines the layout of a document and the visual appearance of each page.
Syncfusion Essential PDF is a .NET PDF library used to create, read, and edit PDF documents. Using this library, you can convert XPS and OXPS documents to PDF in C# and VB.NET.
Steps to convert XPS to PDF programmatically:
- Create a new C# console application project.
- Install the NuGet package as reference to your .NET Framework application from .
- Include the following namespace in the Program.cs file.
using Syncfusion.Pdf; using Syncfusion.XPS;
Imports Syncfusion.Pdf Imports Syncfusion.XPS
- Use the following code snippet to convert XPS to PDF document.
//Create converter class XPSToPdfConverter converter = new XPSToPdfConverter(); //Convert the XPS to PDF PdfDocument document = converter.Convert("XPSToPDF.xps"); //Save the document document.Save("Sample.pdf"); //Close the document document.Close(true); //This will open the PDF file so, the result will be seen in default PDF viewer Process.Start("Sample.pdf");
'Create converter class Dim converter As New XPSToPdfConverter() 'Convert the XPS to PDF Dim document As PdfDocument = converter.Convert("XPSToPDF.xps") 'Save the document document.Save("Sample.pdf") 'Close the document document.Close(True) 'This will open the PDF file so, the result will be seen in default PDF viewer Process.Start("Sample.pdf")
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