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How to extract text from PDF in C++ using ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

Tutorial on how to extract text from PDF in C++

ByteScout tutorials are designed to explain the code for both C++ beginners and advanced programmers. Want to extract text from PDF in your C++ app? ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK is designed for it. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK is 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.

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 text from PDF below and use it in your application. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for C++ below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample C++ codes.

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CPPExample.cpp
      
#include "stdafx.h" #include "comip.h" #import "c:\\Program Files\\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\\net4.00\\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.tlb" raw_interfaces_only using namespace Bytescout_PDFExtractor; int _tmain(int argc, _TCHAR* argv[]) { // Initialize COM. HRESULT hr = CoInitializeEx(NULL, COINIT_APARTMENTTHREADED); // Create the interface pointer. _TextExtractorPtr pITextExtractor(__uuidof(TextExtractor)); // Set the registration name and key // Note: You should use _bstr_t or BSTR to pass string to the library because of COM requirements _bstr_t bstrRegName(L"DEMO"); pITextExtractor->put_RegistrationName(bstrRegName); _bstr_t bstrRegKey(L"DEMO"); pITextExtractor->put_RegistrationKey(bstrRegKey); // Load sample PDF document _bstr_t bstrPath(L"..\\..\\sample3.pdf"); pITextExtractor->LoadDocumentFromFile(bstrPath); // Save extracted text to file _bstr_t bstrOutputFile(L"output.txt"); pITextExtractor->SaveTextToFile(bstrOutputFile); pITextExtractor->Release(); CoUninitialize(); return 0; }

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stdafx.cpp
      
// stdafx.cpp : source file that includes just the standard includes // CPPExample.pch will be the pre-compiled header // stdafx.obj will contain the pre-compiled type information #include "stdafx.h" // TODO: reference any additional headers you need in STDAFX.H // and not in this file

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stdafx.h
      
// stdafx.h : include file for standard system include files, // or project specific include files that are used frequently, but // are changed infrequently // #pragma once #include "targetver.h" #include <stdio.h> #include <tchar.h> // TODO: reference additional headers your program requires here

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targetver.h
      
#pragma once // Including SDKDDKVer.h defines the highest available Windows platform. // If you wish to build your application for a previous Windows platform, include WinSDKVer.h and // set the _WIN32_WINNT macro to the platform you wish to support before including SDKDDKVer.h. #include <SDKDDKVer.h>

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