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ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK – C# – Extract Filled PDF Form Data

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How to extract filled PDF form data in C# and ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

Write code in C# to extract filled PDF form data with this step-by-step tutorial

We made thousands of pre-made source code pieces for easy implementation in your own programming projects. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK can extract filled PDF form data. It can be used from C#. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK is the SDK is designed to help developers with pdf tables and pdf 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 and other utilities.

You will save a lot of time on writing and testing code as you may just take the C# code from ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK for extract filled PDF form data below and use it in your application. In your C# project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Implementing C# application typically includes multiple stages of the software development so even if the functionality works please test it with your data and the production environment.

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using System; using System.Diagnostics; using System.Xml; using Bytescout.PDFExtractor; namespace ExtractFilledFormData { static class Program { static void Main() { // Create XMLExtractor instance XMLExtractor extractor = new XMLExtractor(); extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"; extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Load sample PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(@".\filled_form.pdf"); // Get PDF document text as XML string xmlText = extractor.GetXML(); // Load XML XmlDocument xmlDocument = new XmlDocument(); xmlDocument.LoadXml(xmlText); // Select all "control" nodes XmlNodeList formControls = xmlDocument.SelectNodes("//control"); if (formControls != null) { foreach (XmlNode formControl in formControls) { XmlAttribute typeAttribute = formControl.Attributes["type"]; // Show filled textboxes if (typeAttribute.Value == "editbox") { if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(formControl.InnerText)) Console.WriteLine("EDITBOX " + formControl.Attributes["id"].Value + ": " + formControl.InnerText); } // Show checked checkboxes else if (typeAttribute.Value == "checkbox") { if (formControl.Attributes["state"].Value == "1") Console.WriteLine("CHECKBOX " + formControl.Attributes["id"].Value + ": " + formControl.Attributes["state"].Value); } } } // Cleanup extractor.Dispose(); Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press any key..."); Console.ReadKey(); } } }

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