saveAsPDF

Initiates the PDF export. Also fires the pdfExport event.

Calling this method may trigger the built-in popup blocker of the browser. To avoid that, always call it as a response to an end-user action, for example, a button click.

Parameters

options Object

An options object with the same structure as the pdf options.

Returns

Promise - A promise that will be resolved when the export completes. The same promise is available in the pdfExport event arguments.

Example - manually initiating the export to PDF

<button id="export">Export to PDF</button>
<div id="spreadsheet"></div>
<script>
    $("#spreadsheet").kendoSpreadsheet({
        sheets: [{
            rows: [{
                cells: [{ value: "A" }, { value: "B" }, { value: "C" }]
            }, {
                cells: [{ value: "1" }, { value: "2" }, { value: "3" }]
            }, {
                cells: [{ value: "4" }, { value: "5" }, { value: "6" }]
            }]
        }],
        pdf: {
            fileName: "Test.pdf"
        }
    });
    $("#export").click(function(e) {
        var spreadsheet = $("#spreadsheet").data("kendoSpreadsheet");
        spreadsheet.saveAsPDF({ area: "selection" });
    });
</script>

<!-- Load Pako library to enable PDF compression -->
<script src="http://kendo.cdn.telerik.com/2019.2.619/js/pako_deflate.min.js"></script>
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