How To Generate PDF In ReactJs

In this article, we will learn about how to generate PDF in reactjs.

–First of all, we have to create a react application.

-Then import the below packages in your project.

npm i pdfmake
npm i html2canvas

-Now open your app.js file and add the code given below :

import React, { useEffect, useState } from 'react'
import {
  Row,
  Col,
  Table,
  Modal,
  Button,
} from "react-bootstrap";
import html2canvas from "html2canvas";
import pdfMake from "pdfmake";

function App() {


  const download_pdf = () => {
    html2canvas(document.getElementById("appear")).then(canvas => {

      var data = canvas.toDataURL();

      var pdfExportSetting = {
        content: [
          {
            image: data,
            width: 500
          }
        ]
      };
      pdfMake.createPdf(pdfExportSetting).download("file.pdf");
    });
  }


  return (
    <>
      <div className="myform">
        <div id='appear'>
          <form class="form-floating">
            <div class="mb-3">
              <label for="exampleFormControlInput1" class="form-label">Name</label>
              <input type="name" name="name" value="ABC" class="form-control" id="exampleFormControlInput1" placeholder="name..." />
            </div>
            <div class="mb-3">
              <label for="exampleFormControlInput1" class="form-label">age</label>
              <input type="number" value="21" name="age" class="form-control" id="exampleFormControlInput1" placeholder="age.." />
            </div>
            <div class="row">
              <div class="col">
                <label for="exampleFormControlInput1" class="form-label">state</label>
                <select class="form-select"
                  id="floatingSelectGrid" value="Gujrat" aria-label="Floating label select example" name="state">
                  <option selected>--select state--</option>
                  <option value="Gujrat">	Gujrat</option>
                  <option value="Jharkhand">Jharkhand</option>
                  <option value="Sikkim">Sikkim</option>
                </select>
              </div>
              <div class="col">
                <label for="exampleFormControlInput1" class="form-label">city</label>
                <select class="form-select"
                  id="floatingSelectGrid" value="Surat" aria-label="Floating label select example" name="city">
                  <option selected>--select city--</option>
                  <option value="Surat">Surat</option>
                  <option value="Jharkhand">Pune</option>
                  <option value="Sikkim">Sikkim</option>
                </select>
              </div>
            </div>
          </form>


          <Table striped hover bordered className="mt-4">
            <thead>
              <tr>
                <th>name</th>
                <th>age</th>
                <th>state</th>
                <th>city</th>
              </tr>
            </thead>
            <tbody>

              <tr>
                <td>ABC</td>
                <td>21</td>
                <td>Gujrat</td>
                <td>Surat</td>
              </tr>

            </tbody>
          </Table>
        </div>
        <button onClick={download_pdf}>Generate PDF</button>
      </div>

    </>
  )
}
export default App

Here, click on Generate PDF  button to create a pdf file.

– Using pdfMake we can easily create a pdf.
– Also in the download option we can specify a pdf file name.
– In html2canvas we have to add our id in div which will show content in the div.
– We can add any type of html content.
– It shows HTML code in a pdf file.
– pdfmake helps us to download forms and other documents related data dynamically.

OUTPUT:

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