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 (GrapeCity.Documents.Html).
The online Documents for PDF sample browser is available at

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

# Changes since version

## Added
- Method Page.GetTable(): tries to find a table within specified bounds. Returns an ITable interface that provides access to common table OM (Rows, Columns, Cells).
- Class GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Recognition.TableExtractOptions: represents the table extractor algorithm options.
- Enum GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Recognition.RecognitionAlgorithm: defines possible algorithms that can be used to recognize the logical structure of a PDF when building text maps.
- Property GcPdfDocument.RecognitionAlgorithm: specifies the algorithm that is used for PDF content recognition when building page text maps.
- Method GetPoints() added to ITextMap, ITextLine, ITextParagraph: gets the polygon that contains a text fragment, useful when the text bounds are non-rectangular.
- Property Field.GcProps: gets the PdfDict object that can be used to associate arbitrary data with this field. (DOC-2295)
- Property Field.HasGcProps: indicates whether the GcProps is not empty. (DOC-2295)
- Class GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Spec.IPdfDictHolderExt: provides extension methods for working with IPdfDictHolder.
- Class GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Spec.IPdfArrayHolderExt: provides extension methods for working with IPdfArrayHolder.

## Fixed
- Text bounds found by GcPdfDocument.FindText() methods may be incorrect a transformation is applied to the page. (DOC-2351)
- Exception occurs when rendering certain PDFs to images. (DOC-2498)

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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
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.
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 internal assemblies needed to display reports in report viewers.
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

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 440 11/19/2020 28 12/4/2020 1,423 10/29/2020 2,044 9/29/2020 1,243 9/7/2020 196 9/4/2020 4,651 8/11/2020 3,866 7/20/2020 4,265 7/3/2020 1,977 6/18/2020 1,509 6/2/2020 2,116 5/7/2020 1,857 4/22/2020 3,950 4/9/2020 3,855 3/5/2020 3,975 1/13/2020 747 1/3/2020 2,134 12/8/2019 5,665 11/14/2019 2,039 10/24/2019 3,605 2/4/2020 5,902 11/7/2019 217 11/6/2019 581 10/12/2019 2,083 9/20/2019 2,705 8/21/2019 886 8/5/2019 2,721 7/11/2019 1,955 6/9/2019 1,005 4/24/2019 1,338 3/25/2019 423 3/12/2019 1,347 3/1/2019 991 1/25/2019 522 12/18/2018 3,525 12/5/2018 421 11/21/2018 548 11/13/2018 636 10/24/2018 783 9/28/2018 2,175 5/15/2018 1,324 5/1/2018 850 3/12/2018 410 2/24/2018 414 2/9/2018