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How to extract text from page area in PDF in ASP.NET C# with ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

The tutorial below will demonstrate how to extract text from page area in PDF in ASP.NET C#

Every ByteScout tool contains example ASP.NET C# source codes that you can find here or in the folder with installed ByteScout product. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK: the Software Development Kit (SDK) that is designed to help developers with data extraction from unstructured documents like pdf, tiff, scans, images, scanned and electronic forms. The library is powered by OCR, computer vision and AI to provide unique functionality like table detection, automatic table structure extraction, data restoration, data restructuring and reconstruction. Supports PDF, TIFF, PNG, JPG images as input and can output CSV, XML, JSON formatted data. Includes full set of utilities like pdf splitter, pdf merger, searchable pdf maker. It can extract text from page area in PDF in ASP.NET C#.

You will save a lot of time on writing and testing code as you may just take the ASP.NET C# code from ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK for extract text from page area in PDF below and use it in your application. Just copy and paste the code into your ASP.NET C# application’s code and follow the instruction. Test ASP.NET C# sample code examples whether they respond your needs and requirements for the project.

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Default.aspx
      
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="ExtractTextFromPageArea._Default" %> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" > <head runat="server"> <title>Untitled Page</title> </head> <body> <form id="form1" runat="server"> <div> </div> </form> </body> </html>

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Default.aspx.cs
      
using System; using System.Drawing; using Bytescout.PDFExtractor; namespace ExtractTextFromPageArea { public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page { protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { String inputFile = Server.MapPath(@".\bin\columns.pdf"); // Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance TextExtractor extractor = new TextExtractor(); extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"; extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Load sample PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(inputFile); // Get dimensions of the first document page RectangleF rectangle = extractor.GetPageRectangle(0); // Get text from the 1/3 of the page rectangle.Width = rectangle.Width / 3f; Response.Clear(); Response.ContentType = "text/html"; extractor.SetExtractionArea(rectangle); Response.Write("<pre>"); // Save extracted text to output stream extractor.SavePageTextToStream(0, Response.OutputStream); Response.Write("</pre>"); Response.End(); } } }

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Default.aspx.designer.cs
      
//------------------------------------------------------------------------------ // <auto-generated> // This code was generated by a tool. // Runtime Version:2.0.50727.4952 // // Changes to this file may cause incorrect behavior and will be lost if // the code is regenerated. // </auto-generated> //------------------------------------------------------------------------------ namespace ExtractAllText { /// <summary> /// _Default class. /// </summary> /// <remarks> /// Auto-generated class. /// </remarks> public partial class _Default { /// <summary> /// form1 control. /// </summary> /// <remarks> /// Auto-generated field. /// To modify move field declaration from designer file to code-behind file. /// </remarks> protected global::System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlForm form1; } }

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ExtractTextFromPageArea.csproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="4.0"> <Import Project="$(MSBuildExtensionsPath)\$(MSBuildToolsVersion)\Microsoft.Common.props" Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildExtensionsPath)\$(MSBuildToolsVersion)\Microsoft.Common.props')" /> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion> </ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{0C256397-34FA-4067-98A7-01D3D2BE0F7E}</ProjectGuid> <ProjectTypeGuids>{349c5851-65df-11da-9384-00065b846f21};{fae04ec0-301f-11d3-bf4b-00c04f79efbc}</ProjectTypeGuids> <OutputType>Library</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>ExtractTextFromPageArea</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>ExtractTextFromPageArea</AssemblyName> <OldToolsVersion>4.0</OldToolsVersion> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <FileUpgradeFlags> </FileUpgradeFlags> <UpgradeBackupLocation> </UpgradeBackupLocation> <UseIISExpress>false</UseIISExpress> <IISExpressSSLPort /> <IISExpressAnonymousAuthentication /> <IISExpressWindowsAuthentication /> <IISExpressUseClassicPipelineMode /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG;TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=1.0.0.12, Culture=neutral, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Web" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> <Reference Include="System.Configuration" /> <Reference Include="System.Web.Services" /> <Reference Include="System.EnterpriseServices" /> <Reference Include="System.Web.Mobile" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="Default.aspx" /> <Content Include="Web.config" /> <Content Include="..\..\columns.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> <Link>columns.pdf</Link> </Content> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Default.aspx.cs"> <SubType>ASPXCodeBehind</SubType> <DependentUpon>Default.aspx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="Default.aspx.designer.cs"> <DependentUpon>Default.aspx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <PropertyGroup> <VisualStudioVersion Condition="'$(VisualStudioVersion)' == ''">10.0</VisualStudioVersion> <VSToolsPath Condition="'$(VSToolsPath)' == ''">$(MSBuildExtensionsPath32)\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v$(VisualStudioVersion)</VSToolsPath> </PropertyGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <Import Project="$(VSToolsPath)\WebApplications\Microsoft.WebApplication.targets" Condition="'$(VSToolsPath)' != ''" /> <Import Project="$(MSBuildExtensionsPath32)\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v10.0\WebApplications\Microsoft.WebApplication.targets" Condition="false" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> <ProjectExtensions> <VisualStudio> <FlavorProperties GUID="{349c5851-65df-11da-9384-00065b846f21}"> <WebProjectProperties> <UseIIS>False</UseIIS> <AutoAssignPort>True</AutoAssignPort> <DevelopmentServerPort>27830</DevelopmentServerPort> <DevelopmentServerVPath>/</DevelopmentServerVPath> <IISUrl> </IISUrl> <NTLMAuthentication>False</NTLMAuthentication> <UseCustomServer>False</UseCustomServer> <CustomServerUrl> </CustomServerUrl> <SaveServerSettingsInUserFile>False</SaveServerSettingsInUserFile> </WebProjectProperties> </FlavorProperties> </VisualStudio> </ProjectExtensions> </Project>

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ExtractTextFromPageArea.sln
      
Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 12.00 # Visual Studio 2013 VisualStudioVersion = 12.0.40629.0 MinimumVisualStudioVersion = 10.0.40219.1 Project("{FAE04EC0-301F-11D3-BF4B-00C04F79EFBC}") = "ExtractTextFromPageArea", "ExtractTextFromPageArea.csproj", "{0C256397-34FA-4067-98A7-01D3D2BE0F7E}" EndProject Global GlobalSection(SolutionConfigurationPlatforms) = preSolution Debug|Any CPU = Debug|Any CPU Release|Any CPU = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(ProjectConfigurationPlatforms) = postSolution {0C256397-34FA-4067-98A7-01D3D2BE0F7E}.Debug|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Debug|Any CPU {0C256397-34FA-4067-98A7-01D3D2BE0F7E}.Debug|Any CPU.Build.0 = Debug|Any CPU {0C256397-34FA-4067-98A7-01D3D2BE0F7E}.Release|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Release|Any CPU {0C256397-34FA-4067-98A7-01D3D2BE0F7E}.Release|Any CPU.Build.0 = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(SolutionProperties) = preSolution HideSolutionNode = FALSE EndGlobalSection EndGlobal

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Web.config
      
<?xml version="1.0"?> <configuration> <appSettings/> <connectionStrings/> <system.web> <!-- Set compilation debug="true" to insert debugging symbols into the compiled page. Because this affects performance, set this value to true only during development. --> <compilation debug="true" /> <!-- The <authentication> section enables configuration of the security authentication mode used by ASP.NET to identify an incoming user. --> <authentication mode="Windows" /> <!-- The <customErrors> section enables configuration of what to do if/when an unhandled error occurs during the execution of a request. Specifically, it enables developers to configure html error pages to be displayed in place of a error stack trace. <customErrors mode="RemoteOnly" defaultRedirect="GenericErrorPage.htm"> <error statusCode="403" redirect="NoAccess.htm" /> <error statusCode="404" redirect="FileNotFound.htm" /> </customErrors> --> </system.web> </configuration>

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