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How to make searchable PDF in C# with ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

The tutorial below will demonstrate how to make searchable PDF in C#

Make searchable PDF is easy to implement in C# if you use these source codes below. Want to make searchable PDF in your C# app? ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK is designed for it. 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.

The SDK samples like this one below explain how to quickly make your application do make searchable PDF in C# with the help of ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK. 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. Test C# sample code examples whether they respond your needs and requirements for the project.

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using System.Diagnostics; using Bytescout.PDFExtractor; // To make OCR work you should references "Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll" and "Bytescout.PDFExtractor.OCRExtension.dll" from your project. namespace MakeSearchablePDF { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { // Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance SearchablePDFMaker searchablePDFMaker = new SearchablePDFMaker(); searchablePDFMaker.RegistrationName = "demo"; searchablePDFMaker.RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Load sample PDF document searchablePDFMaker.LoadDocumentFromFile("sample_ocr.pdf"); // Set the location of language data files searchablePDFMaker.OCRLanguageDataFolder = @"c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\ocrdata\"; // Set OCR language searchablePDFMaker.OCRLanguage = "eng"; // "eng" for english, "deu" for German, "fra" for French, "spa" for Spanish etc - according to files in "ocrdata" folder // Set PDF document rendering resolution searchablePDFMaker.OCRResolution = 300; // Save extracted text to file searchablePDFMaker.MakePDFSearchable("output.pdf"); // Cleanup searchablePDFMaker.Dispose(); // Open output file in default associated application ProcessStartInfo processStartInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("output.pdf"); processStartInfo.UseShellExecute = true; Process.Start(processStartInfo); } } }

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