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Sankar Landa 15Sankar Landa 15 

I want to get output vf page as pdf when i click a button.can any one explain me how can i do this

Harish RamachandruniHarish Ramachandruni

Do u want in same page or another page .

Sankar Landa 15Sankar Landa 15
Hi Harish,
      I have pdf button in first vf  output page and I want the same to be displayed in pdf by clicking the button in first page
Harish RamachandruniHarish Ramachandruni
Hi ,

Use Same Controller for to vf pages And Add which Data U required in pdf page In page tag add Render As pdf tag . In side Button Write Page instance .

<apex:page   controllere = "harishrao" sidebar="false" >


:apex:commoundbutton value= "show" action = "{!show}" />



2 page 

<apex:page renderAs="pdf" showHeader="false"   controllere = "harishrao" sidebar="false" standardStylesheets="false" applyBodyTag="false" applyHtmlTag="false">
02    <html>
03    <head>
04        <style>
05            @page {
06                size: letter;
07                margin: 25mm;
08                @top-center {
09                    content: "Sample";
10                }
11                @bottom-center {
12                    content: "Page " counter(page) " of " counter(pages);
13                }
14            }
15            .page-break {
16                display:block;
17                page-break-after:always;
18            }
19            body {
20                font-family: Arial Unicode MS;
21            }
22        </style>
23    </head>
24    <body>
25    <div class="page-break">Page A</div>
26    <div class="page-break">Page B</div>
27    <div>Page C</div>
28    </body>
29   </html>

Harish RamachandruniHarish Ramachandruni

Did you resolve probleam .

Ajay mishraAjay mishra
<apex:page renderAs="pdf">
Using above attribute inside the Page Tag(<apex:Page>) of your VF Page.

Ajay Mishra
jakin prajapatijakin prajapati
Hi Sankar,

Please try to follow below concept.

VfPage - Page1
<apex:page renderAs="pdf" >
            set output that you wan't in pdf

VfPage - page2
<apex:page >
            <apex:commandButton action="/apex/page1" />

Thanks & Cheers !!
Prashant Pandey07Prashant Pandey07
you can get without any code if you can use appexchange product as below
Please use renderAs attribute like this -
<apex:page renderAs="pdf">
Currently PDF is the only supported content converter. Setting this attribute to "pdf" renders the page as a PDF.
If the PDF fails to display all the characters, adjust the fonts in your CSS to use a font that supports your needs.
For example, add the following style definition to your page's styles:
body { font-family: 'Arial Unicode MS'; }
This is my first answer here.So please correct me if am wrong somewhere :)

Thanks and Regards,
Samir Khan
sandeep reddy 37sandeep reddy 37
use this coad
controller class
public class vfpagetopdfformate {
    public boolean pdfpage {set;get;}
    public string render{set;get;}
    public void pdfpage(){
and vf page is 
<apex:page renderAs="{!render}" id="rer" controller="vfpagetopdfformate" >
        the transforming vf page to pdf formate 
  <apex:commandButton value="convertopdf" action="{!pdfpage}" />
  I Hope this is help full for u if you are problem is solved make this is best answer
Flavia DcostaFlavia Dcosta
hi Sandeep Reddy 37,
your code worked for me to generate PDF on click on button , thanks howerver its no picking the data being fed in the fields .
how do i go about having the VFpage also shows data which is inserted in the fields?
Shekhar HanchateShekhar Hanchate
Did you get any response to this query Flavia?
Flavia DcostaFlavia Dcosta
Hi Shekhar Hanchate,
No i havent.
Could you assist. Is there a possiblilty that this could be achieved from a custom controller and doesnt require an object creation? Because where ever i see online i see the code mentions 'id'.

I looked into the below link:
Harshith WaghrayHarshith Waghray

Hello Flavia, were you able to find any solution for this?