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How to PDF text search API in C# and ByteScout Cloud API Server

If you want to learn more then this tutorial will show how to PDF text search API in C#

This sample source code below will display you how to PDF text search API in C#. ByteScout Cloud API Server is the ready to use Web API Server that can be deployed in less than 30 minutes into your own in-house server or into private cloud server. Can store data on in-house local server based storage or in Amazon AWS S3 bucket. Processing data solely on the server using buil-in ByteScout powered engine, no cloud services are used to process your data!. It can be applied to PDF text search API using C#.

The following code snippet for ByteScout Cloud API Server works best when you need to quickly PDF text search API in your C# application. Just copy and paste the code into your C# application’s code and follow the instructions. Use of ByteScout Cloud API Server in C# is also described in the documentation included along with the product.

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Program.cs
      
using System; using System.IO; using System.Net; using System.Threading; using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq; // Please NOTE: In this sample we're assuming Cloud Api Server is hosted at "https://localhost". // If it's not then please replace this with with your hosting url. namespace ByteScoutWebApiExample { class Program { // Direct URL of source PDF file. const string SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf"; // Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. const string Pages = ""; // PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. const string Password = ""; // Search string. const string SearchString = @"\d{1,}\.\d\d"; // Regular expression to find numbers like '100.00' // Note: do not use `+` char in regex, but use `{1,}` instead. // `+` char is valid for URL and will not be escaped, and it will become a space char on the server side. // Enable regular expressions (Regex) const bool RegexSearch = true; // (!) Make asynchronous job const bool Async = true; static void Main(string[] args) { // Create standard .NET web client instance WebClient webClient = new WebClient(); // Prepare URL for PDF text search API call. string query = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format( "https://localhost/pdf/find?password={0}&pages={1}&url={2}&searchString={3}&regexSearch={4}&async={5}", Password, Pages, SourceFileUrl, SearchString, RegexSearch, Async)); try { // Execute request string response = webClient.DownloadString(query); // Parse JSON response JObject json = JObject.Parse(response); if (json["error"].ToObject<bool>() == false) { // Asynchronous job ID string jobId = json["jobId"].ToString(); // URL of generated json file that will available after the job completion string resultFileUrl = json["url"].ToString(); // Check the job status in a loop. // If you don't want to pause the main thread you can rework the code // to use a separate thread for the status checking and completion. do { string status = CheckJobStatus(jobId); // Possible statuses: "working", "failed", "aborted", "success". // Display timestamp and status (for demo purposes) Console.WriteLine(DateTime.Now.ToLongTimeString() + ": " + status); if (status == "success") { // Execute request string respFileJson = webClient.DownloadString(resultFileUrl); // Parse JSON response JArray jsonFoundInformation = JArray.Parse(respFileJson); // Display found information in console foreach (JToken item in jsonFoundInformation) { Console.WriteLine({code}quot;Found text \"{item["text"]}\" at coordinates {item["left"]}, {item["top"]}"); } break; } else if (status == "success") { // Pause for a few seconds Thread.Sleep(3000); } else { Console.WriteLine(status); break; } } while (true); } else { Console.WriteLine(json["message"].ToString()); } } catch (WebException e) { Console.WriteLine(e.ToString()); } webClient.Dispose(); Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press any key..."); Console.ReadKey(); } static string CheckJobStatus(string jobId) { using (WebClient webClient = new WebClient()) { string url = "https://localhost/job/check?jobid=" + jobId; string response = webClient.DownloadString(url); JObject json = JObject.Parse(response); return Convert.ToString(json["status"]); } } } }

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packages.config
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <packages> <package id="Newtonsoft.Json" version="10.0.3" targetFramework="net40" /> </packages>

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