ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK – VB.NET – Extract Text By Columns

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ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK – VB.NET – Extract Text By Columns

Program.vb

Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor

Class Program
	Friend Shared Sub Main(args As String())

		' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance
		Dim extractor As New TextExtractor()
		extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"
		extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"

		' Load sample PDF document
		extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(".\sample2.pdf")

		' Extract text by columns (useful if PDF document is designed in column layout like a newspaper)
		extractor.ExtractColumnByColumn = true

		' Save extracted text to file
		extractor.SaveTextToFile(".\result.txt")

		' Cleanup
		extractor.Dispose()

		' Open result file in default associated application (for demo purposes)
		System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(".\result.txt")
		
	End Sub
End Class


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