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The coding tutorials are designed to help you test the features without need to write your own code. Compare PDF documents in VB.NET can be implemented with ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK. 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.

VB.NET, code samples for VB.NET, developers help to speed up the application development and writing a code when using ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK. In order to implement this functionality, you should copy and paste code below into your app using code editor. Then compile and run your application. Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample VB.NET codes to add compare PDF documents functions using ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK in VB.NET.

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CompareDocuments.VS2010.vbproj
      
<?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>{7B47AE2F-F68A-456C-A7E3-6FFA0FCF8AED}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>CompareDocuments</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>CompareDocuments</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> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=1.0.0.12, Culture=neutral, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\comparison1.pdf"> <Link>comparison1.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\comparison2.pdf"> <Link>comparison2.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> </Project>

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CompareDocuments.VS2012.vbproj
      
<?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> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{7B47AE2F-F68A-456C-A7E3-6FFA0FCF8AED}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>CompareDocuments</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>CompareDocuments</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> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=1.0.0.12, Culture=neutral, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\comparison1.pdf"> <Link>comparison1.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\comparison2.pdf"> <Link>comparison2.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> </Project>

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CompareDocuments.VS2013.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="12.0"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{7B47AE2F-F68A-456C-A7E3-6FFA0FCF8AED}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>CompareDocuments</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>CompareDocuments</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> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=1.0.0.12, Culture=neutral, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\comparison1.pdf"> <Link>comparison1.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\comparison2.pdf"> <Link>comparison2.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> </Project>

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CompareDocuments.VS2015.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="14.0"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{7B47AE2F-F68A-456C-A7E3-6FFA0FCF8AED}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>CompareDocuments</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>CompareDocuments</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> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=1.0.0.12, Culture=neutral, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net4.00\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\comparison1.pdf"> <Link>comparison1.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\comparison2.pdf"> <Link>comparison2.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> </Project>

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Program.vb
      
Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Class Program Friend Shared Sub Main(args As String()) ' Load first document Dim document1 As TextExtractor = New TextExtractor() document1.RegistrationName = "demo" document1.RegistrationKey = "demo" document1.LoadDocumentFromFile(".\comparison1.pdf") ' Load second document Dim document2 As TextExtractor = New TextExtractor() document2.RegistrationName = "demo" document2.RegistrationKey = "demo" document2.LoadDocumentFromFile(".\comparison2.pdf") ' Compare documents Dim comparer As TextComparer = New TextComparer() comparer.RegistrationName = "demo" comparer.RegistrationKey = "demo" comparer.Compare(document1, document2) ' Generate report comparer.GenerateHtmlReport(".\report.html") ' Cleanup document1.Dispose() document2.Dispose() ' Open the report in default browser System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(".\report.html") End Sub End Class

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