How to convert and view MS Project documents with notes

Introduction

MPP is Microsoft Project file. It contains tasks with timelines, budjets, employee resources information, and also tasks may contain user notes.

View MPP files with notes

The MPP can be opened with desktop application like e.g. Microsoft Project.

In case you need to view a MPP file in a browser or in a standard image or PDF viewer application, you can convert it to HTML, JPEG, PNG  PDF format with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET. 

Convert MPP to HTML with notes

To convert MPP files to HTML with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code:

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.mpp"))
{
       HtmlViewOptions options = HtmlViewOptions.ForEmbeddedResources("output_{0}.html");
	   options.RenderNotes = true;

       viewer.View(options);
}

The following screenshot shows the output HTML with the tasks file opened in a browser.

If “RenderNotes” property set to true, notes will be rendered on a separate page.

The following screenshot shows the output HTML with the notes file opened in a browser.

Convert MPP to JPG with notes

To convert MPP files to JPG with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code: 

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.mpp"))
{
       JpgViewOptions options = new JpgViewOptions("output.jpg");
	   options.RenderNotes = true;
	  
       viewer.View(options);
}

The following screenshot shows the output JPG file opened in a Windows Photo Viewer application.

If “RenderNotes” property set to true, notes will be rendered on a separate page.

The following screenshot shows the output JPEG with notes file opened in a Windows Photo Viewer application.

Convert MPP to PNG with notes

To convert MPP files to PNG with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code: 

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.mpp"))
{
       PngViewOptions options = new PngViewOptions("output_{0}.png");
       options.RenderNotes = true;

       viewer.View(options);
}

The following screenshot shows the output PNG file opened in a Windows Photo Viewer application.

If “RenderNotes” property set to true, notes will be rendered on a separate page.

The following screenshot shows the output PNG with notes file opened in a Windows Photo Viewer application.

Convert MPP to PDF with notes

To convert MPP files to PDF with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code: 

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.mpp"))
{
       PdfViewOptions options = new PdfViewOptions("output.pdf");
       options.RenderNotes = true;
       viewer.View(options);
}

The following screenshot shows the output PDF file opened in an Adobe Acrobat Reader.

If “RenderNotes” property set to true, notes will be rendered on a separate page.

The following screenshot shows the page of output PDF with notes file opened in an Adobe Acrobat Reader.

More resources

GitHub Examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

Free Online App

Along with full-featured .NET library we provide simple but powerful free Apps. You are welcome to view Word, PDF, Excel, PowerPoint documents with free to use online GroupDocs Viewer App.