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data masking in PDF in VB.NET using ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

data masking in PDF in VB.NET

The sample source codes on this page will demonstrate you how to make data masking in PDF in VB.NET. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK helps with data masking in PDF in VB.NET. 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.

Fast application programming interfaces of ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK for VB.NET plus the instruction and the VB.NET code below will help you quickly learn data masking in PDF. VB.NET sample code is all you need: copy and paste the code to your VB.NET application’s code editor, add a reference to ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK (if you haven’t added yet) and you are ready to go! You can use these VB.NET sample examples in one or many applications.

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DataMasking.vbproj
      
<?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>{1A9B710D-F645-41B2-8F9F-50A78416F161}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>DataMasking.Program</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>DataMasking</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>DataMasking</AssemblyName> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <MyType>Console</MyType> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v2.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>DataMasking.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <DefineDebug>false</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>DataMasking.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionExplicit>On</OptionExplicit> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionCompare>Binary</OptionCompare> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionStrict>Off</OptionStrict> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup> <OptionInfer>On</OptionInfer> </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.Deployment" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <None Include="sample.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> </Project>

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Program.vb
      
Imports System.IO Imports System.Text.RegularExpressions Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Module Program Sub Main() Try ' Generate CSVExtractor instance Using extractor As New CSVExtractor("demo", "demo") ' Load PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("sample.pdf") ' Get all data Dim allData = extractor.GetCSV() ' Regular expressions and replacements Dim ssnRegex = "\d{3}[-]?\d{2}[-]?\d{4}" Dim ssnReplace = "***-**-****" Dim phoneRegex = "\d{3}[-]?\d{3}[-]?\d{4}" Dim phoneReplace = "***-***-****" ' Find and mask SSN and phone numbers allData = Regex.Replace(allData, ssnRegex, ssnReplace) allData = Regex.Replace(allData, phoneRegex, phoneReplace) ' Write as CSV File.WriteAllText("output.csv", allData) ' Open file Process.Start("output.csv") End Using Catch ex As Exception Console.WriteLine(ex.Message) End Try Console.WriteLine("Press enter key to exit...") Console.ReadLine() End Sub End Module

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