ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK – C# – Find Text in PDF using Regex

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ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK – C# – Find Text in PDF using Regex

Program.cs

using System;
using Bytescout.PDFExtractor;

namespace FindText
{
class Program
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{
// Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance
TextExtractor extractor = new TextExtractor();
extractor.RegistrationName = “demo”;
extractor.RegistrationKey = “demo”;

// Load sample PDF document
extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(@”.\Invoice.pdf”);

extractor.RegexSearch = true; // Enable the regular expressions

int pageCount = extractor.GetPageCount();

// Search through pages
for (int i = 0; i < pageCount; i++) { // Search dates in format 12/31/1999 string regexPattern = "[0-9]{2}/[0-9]{2}/[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 { Console.WriteLine(""); Console.WriteLine("Found on page " + i + " at location " + extractor.FoundText.Bounds); Console.WriteLine(""); // Iterate through each element in the found text foreach (ISearchResultElement element in extractor.FoundText.Elements) { Console.WriteLine(" Text: " + element.Text); Console.WriteLine(" Font is bold: " + element.FontIsBold); Console.WriteLine(" Font is italic: " + element.FontIsItalic); Console.WriteLine(" Font name: " + element.FontName); Console.WriteLine(" Font size: " + element.FontSize); Console.WriteLine(" Font color: " + element.FontColor); Console.WriteLine(); } } while (extractor.FindNext()); } } // Cleanup extractor.Dispose(); Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue..."); Console.ReadLine(); } } } [/csharp]


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