The following tutorial shows how to create a .NET 6 ASP.NET Core web application that uses the Document
╰ Web.MVC.DocumentViewer Namespace
╰ DocumentViewer Class
The DocumentViewer class represents an extension object implementing the TX Text Control DocumentViewer functionality. component.
Creating the Application
Make sure that you downloaded the latest version of Visual Studio 2022 that comes with the .NET 6 SDK.
In Visual Studio 2022, create a new project by choosing Create a new project.
Select ASP.NET Core Web App (Model-View-Controller) as the project template and confirm with Next.
Choose a name for your project and confirm with Next.
In the next dialog, choose .NET 6 (Long-term support) as the Framework and confirm with Create.
Adding the NuGet Package
In the Solution Explorer, select your created project and choose Manage NuGet Packages... from the Project main menu.
Browse for txtextcontrol and Install the latest version of the TXTextControl.Web.DocumentViewer package.
Adding the Control to the View
Find the Index.cshtml file in the Views -> Home folder. Replace the complete content with the following code:
This code adds the DocumentViewer to the view and loads a simple HTML string.
Adding TX Text Control References
While the project is selected in the Solution Explorer, choose Project -> Add Project Reference... to open the Reference Manager. In the opened dialog, select Browse... to select the required TX Text Control assemblies. Navigate to the installation folder of TX Text Control and select the following assemblies from the Assembly folder:
Repeat this step with the following assemblies from the Assembly/bin64 folder:
After selecting these assemblies, close the Reference Manager by confirming with OK.
While the project is selected in the Solution Explorer, choose Project -> Add New Item.... Select Text File, name the file licenses.licx and close the dialog by clicking Add.
Open the newly added file and add the following content:
Set the Build Action property to Embedded Resource.
Select the project in the Solution Explorer and choose Edit Project File from the Project main menu. Find the PropertyGroup entry and insert the nodes EnableUnsafeBinaryFormatterSerialization and EnableUnsafeBinaryFormatterInDesigntimeLicenseContextSerialization:
The above setting is required to enable the obsolete .NET BinaryFormatter while compiling the license into the assembly. We are working with Microsoft to avoid this requirement in the near future.
Now, compile and start the application.