PDF Export Overview
Out of the box, the Kendo UI suite provides built-in PDF export and configuration options.
Under the hood, most of the PDF export options use the Drawing library.
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The PDF Export is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a professional grade UI library with 110+ components for building modern and feature-rich applications. To try it out sign up for a free 30-day trial.
Widget PDF Export Support
The following Kendo UI widgets support PDF export implementations:
- Grid (demo)
- TreeList (demo)
- PivotGrid (demo)
- Scheduler (demo)
- Gantt (demo)
- Spreadsheet (demo)
- Editor (demo)
The Charts and Diagram provide PDF export by using their implementation of the
The Gauges and Barcodes can be exported to PDF by using the
exportPDF() method together with the
kendo.saveAs() method to save the file.
- ArcGauge (demo)
- CircularGauge (demo)
- LinearGauge (demo)
- RadialGauge (demo)
- BarCode (demo)
- QRCode (demo)
The Kendo UI Drawing library supports the conversion of an existing page or part of it to drawing primitives. This approach allows you to further process the content and export it to Portable Document Format (PDF) if you wish to export your own custom page or scene. For more information, refer to the Drawing API PDF Output section
Embedding of Fonts
The Kendo UI distribution includes a
/fonts/ folder where the
DejaVu font files reside. The
KendoUIGlyphs font describes the Kendo UI font icons that are used by the web widgets. The
DejaVu font is used by default during PDF export. To use a different font for the exported document, check the article on embedding fonts