The code displayed below will guide you to install an VB.NET app to extract text by columns from pdf with pdf extractor sdk. What is ByteScout Data Extraction Suite? It is the bundle that includes three SDK tools for data extraction from PDF, scans, images and from spreadsheets: PDF Extractor SDK, Data Extraction SDK, Barcode Reader SDK. It can help you to extract text by columns from pdf with pdf extractor sdk in your VB.NET application.
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Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Class Program Friend Shared Sub Main(args As String()) ' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance Dim extractor As New TextExtractor() extractor.RegistrationName = "demo" extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Load sample PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(".\columns.pdf") ' Extract text by columns (useful if PDF document is designed in column layout like a newspaper) extractor.ExtractColumnByColumn = true ' Save extracted text to file extractor.SaveTextToFile(".\result.txt") ' Cleanup extractor.Dispose() ' Open result file in default associated application (for demo purposes) System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(".\result.txt") End Sub End Class