JSON files are commonly used to export, import, or transport data within or between the applications. JSON format requires less formatting and provides a lightweight data storage mechanism. In various cases, you may need to convert the JSON files to PDF for sharing, printing, or other purposes. To achieve it programmatically, this article covers how to convert JSON to PDF in C#.

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To convert JSON files to PDF format, we will use Aspose.Cells for .NET. It is a powerful API that allows you to generate spreadsheet documents from scratch. In addition, it lets you process and convert existing Excel files from within your .NET applications. You can either download the API or install it using NuGet.

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Steps to Convert JSON to PDF in C#

Aspose.Cells for .NET makes it quite easier for you to convert a JSON file to PDF, which can be performed in a couple of steps. The following steps are required to save a JSON file as PDF in C# using Aspose.Cells for .NET.

  • Create an Excel file.
  • Load data from JSON file into the Excel sheet.
  • Set additional conversion options for JSON to PDF.
  • Save JSON data as PDF.

The following section demonstrates how to perform the above-mentioned steps for JSON to PDF conversion in C# code.

Save JSON as PDF in C#

The following are the steps to convert a JSON file to PDF using C#.

  1. Create an instance of the Workbook class.
  2. Select the default Worksheet from the Worksheets collection.
  3. Load JSON data from file using File.ReadAllText(string) method.
  4. Create an instance of JsonLayoutOptions and set options.
  5. Import data from JSON to worksheet using JsonUtility.ImportData method with reference to Worksheet object and JSON data.
  6. Convert JSON to PDF by saving the workbook as PDF using Workbook.Save(string, SaveFormat.Auto) method.

The following code sample shows how to convert a JSON file to PDF in C#.

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You can use Aspose.Cells for .NET without evaluation limitations and convert JSON to PDF using a free temporary license.

About .NET JSON to PDF Converter

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Converting JSON data to PDF in C# is a valuable skill for data processing and reporting tasks. Aspose.Cells for .NET simplifies this process by providing a comprehensive set of tools for working with Excel and PDF documents. By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can easily convert your JSON data to a PDF file and customize the output as needed. You can use the provided code sample within your .NET, .NET Core, Mono or Xamarin based applications.

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