Convert HTML to PDF in Angular 12

Convert html to pdf in angular 12;. In this tutorial, i am going to show you easy way on how do you generate pdf from html in angular 12/11/10 apps.

This tutorial will use pdfmake, html-to-pdfmake and jspdf package for generating pdf file from HTML. And will help you step by step on how to generate HTML to pdf angular 11/12 app.

How To Convert HTML Page To PDF In Angular 12 Application

  • Step 1 – Create New Angular App
  • Step 2 – Install Package
  • Step 3 – Add Code on View File
  • Step 4 – Add Code On Component ts File
  • Step 5 – Start Angular App

Step 1 – Create New Angular App

Execute the following command on terminal to install angular app:

ng new my-new-app

Step 2 – Install Package

Execute the following command on terminal to install Package in our angular application:

npm install --save pdfmake
npm install html-to-pdfmake
npm install jspdf --save

Step 3 – Add Code on View File

Create table to convert html to pdf. So, visit src/app/app.component.html and update the following code into it:

<div class="container">
  <div id="pdfTable" #pdfTable>
    <h2>Angular HTML To PDF Generator Example - laratutorials.com</h2>
              
    <table class="table table-bordered">
      <thead>
        <tr>
          <th>Firstname</th>
          <th>Lastname</th>
          <th>Website</th>
        </tr>
      </thead>
      <tbody>
        <tr>
          <td>Sam</td>
          <td>Sam</td>
          <td>laratutorials.com</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <td>john</td>
          <td>dam</td>
          <td>w3school.com</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <td>jonhy</td>
          <td>hid</td>
          <td>geeks.com</td>
        </tr>
      </tbody>
    </table>
  </div>
  <button class="btn btn-primary" (click)="downloadAsPDF()">Export To PDF</button>
</div>

Step 4 – Add Code On Component ts File

Go to src/app directory and open app.component.ts. Then add the following code into component.ts file:

import { Component, ViewChild, ElementRef } from '@angular/core';
  
import jsPDF from 'jspdf';
import pdfMake from 'pdfmake/build/pdfmake';
import pdfFonts from 'pdfmake/build/vfs_fonts';
pdfMake.vfs = pdfFonts.pdfMake.vfs;
import htmlToPdfmake from 'html-to-pdfmake';
   
@Component({
  selector: 'app-root',
  templateUrl: './app.component.html',
  styleUrls: ['./app.component.css']
})
export class AppComponent {
  title = 'htmltopdf';
  
  @ViewChild('pdfTable') pdfTable: ElementRef;
  
  public downloadAsPDF() {
    const doc = new jsPDF();
   
    const pdfTable = this.pdfTable.nativeElement;
   
    var html = htmlToPdfmake(pdfTable.innerHTML);
     
    const documentDefinition = { content: html };
    pdfMake.createPdf(documentDefinition).open(); 
     
  }
}

Step 5 – Start Angular App

Execute the following commands on terminal to start angular app:

ng serve

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