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This code in C# shows how to find phone number in PDF with regex with this how to tutorial

Every ByteScout tool contains example C# source codes that you can find here or in the folder with installed ByteScout product. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK is the SDK that helps developers to extract data from unstructured documents, pdf, images, scanned and electronic forms. Includes AI functions like automatic table detection, automatic table extraction and restructuring, text recognition and text restoration from pdf and scanned documents. Includes PDF to CSV, PDF to XML, PDF to JSON, PDF to searchable PDF functions as well as methods for low level data extraction. It can find phone number in PDF with regex in C#.

Fast application programming interfaces of ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK for C# plus the instruction and the code below will help you quickly learn how to find phone number in PDF with regex. In your C# project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Detailed tutorials and documentation are available along with installed ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK if you’d like to dive deeper into the topic and the details of the API.

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FindPhoneNumberRegex.NETCore.csproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project Sdk="Microsoft.NET.Sdk"> <PropertyGroup> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <TargetFramework>netcoreapp2.0</TargetFramework> <EnableDefaultCompileItems>false</EnableDefaultCompileItems> <GenerateAssemblyCompanyAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyCompanyAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyConfigurationAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyConfigurationAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyFileVersionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyFileVersionAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyInformationalVersionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyInformationalVersionAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyProductAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyProductAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyTitleAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyTitleAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyVersionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyVersionAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyCopyrightAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyCopyrightAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyTrademarkAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyTrademarkAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyCultureAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyCultureAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyDescriptionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyDescriptionAttribute> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <None Include="samplePDF_PhoneNo.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </None> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Windows.Compatibility" Version="2.0.0" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\netcoreapp2.0\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor.OCRExtension"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\netcoreapp2.0\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.OCRExtension.dll</HintPath> </Reference> </ItemGroup> </Project>

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FindPhoneNumberRegex.csproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="15.0" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <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> <ProjectGuid>{99735776-2956-463D-9795-EBCE16928C30}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <RootNamespace>FindPhoneNumberRegex</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>FindPhoneNumberRegex</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v2.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <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' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <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=9.1.0.3170, 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.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <None Include="samplePDF_PhoneNo.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> </Project>

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Program.cs
      
using Bytescout.PDFExtractor; using System; namespace FindPhoneNumberRegex { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { try { // Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance using (TextExtractor extractor = new TextExtractor()) { extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"; extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Load sample PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("samplePDF_PhoneNo.pdf"); extractor.RegexSearch = true; // Enable the regular expressions int pageCount = extractor.GetPageCount(); // Search through pages for (int i = 0; i < pageCount; i++) { // Search phoneNos in format 202-555-0130 string regexPattern = "[0-9]{3}-[0-9]{3}-[0-9]{4}"; // See the complete regular expressions reference at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/az24scfc(v=vs.110).aspx // Search each page for the pattern if (extractor.Find(i, regexPattern, false)) { do { // Iterate through each element in the found text foreach (ISearchResultElement element in extractor.FoundText.Elements) { Console.WriteLine("Found Phone No: " + element.Text); } } while (extractor.FindNext()); } } } } catch (Exception ex) { Console.WriteLine("Error: " + ex.Message); } Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press enter key to continue..."); Console.ReadLine(); } } }

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