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How to convert CSV to PDF using .NET REST API.

Unlock the potential of your data by delving into the world of CSV to PDF conversion using .NET REST API. We know that information is key for decision making, the ability to seamlessly transform CSV files into PDF format has become more essential than ever. This article explores the compelling reasons behind the demand for CSV to PDF conversion, shedding light on how this process not only simplifies data management but also enhances accessibility, collaboration, and overall efficiency."

.NET Cloud SDK for CSV to PDF Conversion

Transforming CSV data into PDF files seamlessly becomes a breeze with Aspose.Cells Cloud SDK for .NET. This powerful SDK provides a comprehensive solution for Excel-related tasks, and while its primary focus lies in Excel spreadsheet manipulations, it also extends its capabilities to facilitate the conversion of CSV files to PDF format. By leveraging the capabilities of Cloud SDK, you can efficiently handle the conversion process within your .NET applications.

Now, in order to use the SDK, first we need to search Aspose.Cells-Cloud in NuGet packages manager and click the Add Package button. Secondly, obtain your client credentials from cloud dashboard. If you do not have an existing account, simply create a free account by following the instructions specified in the quick start article.

Convert CSV to PDF in C#

Let’s explore the straightforward integration and ease of use, that ensures the transition from CSV to PDF in a smooth and accurate manner. So, lets delves into the details of effortlessly transforming a tabular data in a universally recognized and easily distributable PDF format using C# .NET.

CellsApi cellsInstance = new CellsApi(clientID, clientSecret);

Firstly, create an object of CellsApi class where we pass client credentials as arguments.

PostWorkbookSaveAsRequest postworkbookSaveAsRequest = new PostWorkbookSaveAsRequest()

Secondly, create an instance of PostWorkbookSaveAsRequest where we specify the name of input CSV file, name of resultant PDF and few optional parameters.

var response = cellsInstance.PostWorkbookSaveAs(postworkbookSaveAsRequest);

Call the API to initiate CSV to PDF conversion operation. Once the code is successfully executed, the resultant PDF file is stored in cloud storage.

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CSV file to PDF conversion preview.

CSV Format to PDF using cURL Commands

As an alternative, take the advantage of Aspose.Cells Cloud and cURL commands to enhance your document management workflow with a reliable and versatile conversion solution. Our REST API simplifies the conversion process through a straightforward cURL command, where you can send a request to the PostWorkbookSaveAs endpoint, provide the required arguments and obtain the resultant PDF document.

The first step in this approach is to generate a JWT access token using the following command:

curl -v "https://api.aspose.cloud/connect/token" \
 -X POST \
 -d "grant_type=client_credentials&client_id=921363a8-b195-426c-85f7-7d458b112383&client_secret=2bf81fca2f3ca1790e405c904b94d233" \
 -H "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" \
 -H "Accept: application/json"

The next important step is to execute the following command to convert the CSV to PDF format. After the conversion, the resultant PDF is stored in cloud storage.

curl -v "https://api.aspose.cloud/v3.0/cells/{inputCSV}/SaveAs?newfilename={resultantFile}&isAutoFitRows=true&isAutoFitColumns=true&checkExcelRestriction=false" \
-H  "accept: application/json" \
-H  "authorization: Bearer {accessToken}" \
-H  "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d "{  \"SaveFormat\": \"PDF\",  \"ClearData\": true,  \"CreateDirectory\": true,  \"EnableHTTPCompression\": true,  \"RefreshChartCache\": true,  \"SortNames\": true,  \"ValidateMergedAreas\": true}"

Replace inputCSV with the name of input CSV file available in Cloud storage, resultantFile with the name of resultant PDF file to be generated in cloud storage and accessToken with JWT access token generated above.


In conclusion, whether you opt for the comprehensive capabilities of Aspose.Cells Cloud SDK for .NET or the flexibility provided by cURL commands, converting a CSV to PDF has never been more accessible. With the SDK, developers can seamlessly integrate a robust solution into their .NET applications, benefiting from the powerful Excel-related functionalities and extending support for CSV to PDF conversion. On the other hand, cURL commands offer a versatile, cloud-based approach, simplifying the conversion process with a straightforward API endpoint.

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