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How to find PDF borderless table and extract as CSV in C# with ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

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.

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FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv.VS2005.csproj

      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>8.0.50727</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{25E68A98-BA0D-428D-99F4-0ED8C42DD41C}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv</AssemblyName> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</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\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=2.10.0.362, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net2.00\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup></ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="sample_borderless.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <!-- 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> --> </Project>

FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv.VS2008.csproj

      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="3.5"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>9.0.21022</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{25E68A98-BA0D-428D-99F4-0ED8C42DD41C}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv</AssemblyName> <OldToolsVersion>2.0</OldToolsVersion> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v3.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</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\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=2.10.0.362, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net2.00\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup></ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="sample_borderless.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <!-- 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> --> </Project>

FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv.VS2010.csproj

      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="4.0"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion></ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{25E68A98-BA0D-428D-99F4-0ED8C42DD41C}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv</AssemblyName> <OldToolsVersion>3.5</OldToolsVersion> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</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\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=2.10.0.362, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net2.00\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup></ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="sample_borderless.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <!-- 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> --> </Project>

Program.cs

      
using Bytescout.PDFExtractor; using System; using System.Collections.Generic; namespace FindBorderlessTableAndExtractAsCsv { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { // Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.CSVExtractor instance CSVExtractor csvExtractor = new CSVExtractor(); csvExtractor.RegistrationName = "demo"; csvExtractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TableDetector2 instance TableDetector2 tableDetector = new TableDetector2(); tableDetector.RegistrationKey = "demo"; tableDetector.RegistrationName = "demo"; // Load sample PDF document csvExtractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(@".\sample_borderless.pdf"); tableDetector.LoadDocumentFromFile(@".\sample_borderless.pdf"); // Get page count int pageCount = tableDetector.GetPageCount(); var extractedCsvFiles = new List<string>(); for (int pageIndex = 0; pageIndex < pageCount; pageIndex++) { var foundTables = tableDetector.FindTables(pageIndex).ToArray(); // Find first table and continue if found if (foundTables.Length > 0) { for (int indexTable = 0; indexTable < foundTables.Length; indexTable++) { // Set extraction area for CSV extractor to rectangle received from the table detector csvExtractor.SetExtractionArea(foundTables[indexTable].Bounds); // Result CSV file name var outputCsvName = {code}quot;page-{pageIndex + 1}-table-{indexTable + 1}.csv"; // Export the table to CSV file csvExtractor.SavePageCSVToFile(pageIndex, outputCsvName); extractedCsvFiles.Add(outputCsvName); } } } // Cleanup csvExtractor.Dispose(); tableDetector.Dispose(); // Show Summary Console.Clear(); if (extractedCsvFiles.Count > 0) { Console.WriteLine({code}quot;Total {extractedCsvFiles.Count} tables found!"); Console.WriteLine("--------------------------"); Console.WriteLine(string.Join("\n", extractedCsvFiles)); } else { Console.WriteLine("No Table Found!"); } Console.ReadLine(); } } }

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