How to convert a RTF into a PDF in C# .Net Framework

Today we are covering the often-dreaded topic of file format conversion. Luckily, there will be very little dread on today’s agenda, as I will be demonstrating a method of achieving a quick conversion between RTF and PDF in a very easy manner. By using an API, we can get this done in moments.

First, we run this command in the Package Manager console to install our client library.

Install-Package Cloudmersive.APIClient.NET.DocumentAndDataConvert -Version 3.2.8

And follow that with our function call, as demonstrated here:

using System;using System.Diagnostics;using Cloudmersive.APIClient.NET.DocumentAndDataConvert.Api;using Cloudmersive.APIClient.NET.DocumentAndDataConvert.Client;using Cloudmersive.APIClient.NET.DocumentAndDataConvert.Model;namespace Example{public class ConvertDocumentRtfToPdfExample{public void main(){// Configure API key authorization: ApikeyConfiguration.Default.AddApiKey("Apikey", "YOUR_API_KEY");// Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed// Configuration.Default.AddApiKeyPrefix("Apikey", "Bearer");var apiInstance = new ConvertDocumentApi();var inputFile = new System.IO.Stream(); // System.IO.Stream | Input file to perform the operation on.try{// Convert Rich Text Format RTF to PDFbyte[] result = apiInstance.ConvertDocumentRtfToPdf(inputFile);Debug.WriteLine(result);}catch (Exception e){Debug.Print("Exception when calling ConvertDocumentApi.ConvertDocumentRtfToPdf: " + e.Message );}}}}

And, would you believe it, that’s all there is to it! You’re done.

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