ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK – C# – Extract CSV and Fill Database (SQL Server)

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ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK – C# – Extract CSV and Fill Database (SQL Server)

Program.cs

using Bytescout.PDFExtractor;
using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Data.SqlClient; 

namespace ExtractCsvAndFillDatabase
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            try
            {
                // Step-1: Get Datatable
                var oDataTable = GetDataTableFromDocument("sample.pdf");

                // PLEASE NOTE: Please replace with your connection string, You need to have "PersonData" table into your database.
                // You can find that table from Scripts.sql file
                string connectionString = @"Data Source=REPLACE_WITH_YOUR_DATA_SOURCE;Initial Catalog=DATABASE_NAME;Persist Security Info=True;User ID=USERID;Password=PASSWORD";

                // Step-2: Insert into database
                InsertIntoSqlServerDatabase(oDataTable, connectionString);

                // Step-3: Fetch from database and display results
                DisplayDatabaseResults(connectionString);
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(ex.Message);
            }

            Console.WriteLine("Press enter key to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Inserts into Sql Server database
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="oDataTable"></param>
        private static void InsertIntoSqlServerDatabase(DataTable oDataTable, string connectionString)
        {
            using (SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
            {
                // Open connection
                con.Open();

                // Sql query to insert data
                string cmdInsert = "Insert into PersonData (id, first_name, last_name, email, gender, ip_address) values (@id, @first_name, @last_name, @email, @gender, @ip_address)";

                foreach (DataRow itmRow in oDataTable.Rows)
                {
                    // Prepare sql command
                    SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand(cmdInsert, con);
                    cmd.CommandType = CommandType.Text;

                    cmd.Parameters.Add(new SqlParameter("@id", Convert.ToString(itmRow["id"])));
                    cmd.Parameters.Add(new SqlParameter("@first_name", Convert.ToString(itmRow["first_name"])));
                    cmd.Parameters.Add(new SqlParameter("@last_name", Convert.ToString(itmRow["last_name"])));
                    cmd.Parameters.Add(new SqlParameter("@email", Convert.ToString(itmRow["email"])));
                    cmd.Parameters.Add(new SqlParameter("@gender", Convert.ToString(itmRow["gender"])));
                    cmd.Parameters.Add(new SqlParameter("@ip_address", Convert.ToString(itmRow["ip_address"])));

                    // Execute sql command
                    cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();
                }

                // Close connection
                con.Close();
            }
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Displays inserted database results
        /// </summary>
        private static void DisplayDatabaseResults(string connectionString)
        {
            // Person data holder
            DataTable personDataTable = new DataTable();

            using (SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
            {
                // Sql query to fetch data
                string cmdInsert = "SELECT id, first_name, last_name, email, gender, ip_address FROM PersonData;";

                // Prepare sql command
                SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand(cmdInsert, con);
                cmd.CommandType = CommandType.Text;

                // Prepare DataAdapter
                SqlDataAdapter dataAdapter = new SqlDataAdapter(cmd);

                // Fill person dataTable
                dataAdapter.Fill(personDataTable);
            }

            // Display all person data if any
            if (personDataTable != null && personDataTable.Rows.Count > 0)
            {
                // Print all columns
                foreach (DataColumn column in personDataTable.Columns)
                {
                    Console.Write("{0} | ", column.ColumnName);
                }
                Console.WriteLine();

                // Print all data
                foreach (DataRow dataRow in personDataTable.Rows)
                {
                    foreach (DataColumn column in personDataTable.Columns)
                    {
                        Console.Write("{0} | ", dataRow[column.ColumnName]);
                    }
                    Console.WriteLine();
                }
            }
            else
            {
                Console.WriteLine("No data retrieved..");
            }
        }


        /// <summary>
        /// Get DataTable from Document
        /// </summary>
        private static DataTable GetDataTableFromDocument(string fileName)
        {
            DataTable oDataTable = null;

            // Initialise table detector
            using (TableDetector tableDetector = new TableDetector("demo", "demo"))
            {
                using (CSVExtractor CSVExtractor = new CSVExtractor("demo", "demo"))
                {
                    // Set table detection mode to "bordered tables" - best for tables with closed solid borders.
                    tableDetector.ColumnDetectionMode = ColumnDetectionMode.BorderedTables;

                    // We should define what kind of tables we should detect.
                    // So we set min required number of columns to 2 ...
                    tableDetector.DetectionMinNumberOfColumns = 2;
                    // ... and we set min required number of rows to 2
                    tableDetector.DetectionMinNumberOfRows = 2;

                    // Load PDF document
                    tableDetector.LoadDocumentFromFile(fileName);
                    CSVExtractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(fileName);

                    // Get page count
                    int pageCount = tableDetector.GetPageCount();

                    if (tableDetector.FindTable(0))
                    {
                        // Set extraction area for CSV extractor to rectangle received from the table detector
                        CSVExtractor.SetExtractionArea(tableDetector.FoundTableLocation);

                        // Generate CSV data
                        var allCsvData = CSVExtractor.GetCSV();

                        // Generate Datatable
                        oDataTable = GetDataTableFromCSV(allCsvData);
                    }
                }
            }

            return oDataTable;
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Get Datatable from CSV
        /// </summary>
        private static DataTable GetDataTableFromCSV(string allCsvData)
        {
            var oRetDataTable = new DataTable();
            oRetDataTable.Columns.Add("id");
            oRetDataTable.Columns.Add("first_name");
            oRetDataTable.Columns.Add("last_name");
            oRetDataTable.Columns.Add("email");
            oRetDataTable.Columns.Add("gender");
            oRetDataTable.Columns.Add("ip_address");

            var rows = allCsvData.Split('\n');

            // Ignore first column line
            for (int iRow = 1; iRow < rows.Length; iRow++)
            {
                // Get all column data
                var columns = rows&#91;iRow&#93;.Split(',');

                if (columns.Length >= 5)
                {
                    // Prepare new row
                    var oRow = oRetDataTable.NewRow();
                    oRow["id"] = columns[0];
                    oRow["first_name"] = columns[1];
                    oRow["last_name"] = columns[2];
                    oRow["email"] = columns[3];
                    oRow["gender"] = columns[4];
                    oRow["ip_address"] = columns[5];

                    // Add row back to datatable
                    oRetDataTable.Rows.Add(oRow);
                }
            }

            // Return DataTable
            return oRetDataTable;
        }
    }
}


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