The coding tutorials are designed to help you test the features without need to write your own code. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK is the Software Development Kit (SDK) that is designed to help developers with 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. It can find keyword in PDF and extract text in VB.NET.
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Imports System.Drawing Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Namespace FindText 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") Dim pageCount As Integer = extractor.GetPageCount() ' Search each page for some keyword For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1 If extractor.Find(i, "References", False) Then ' If page contains the keyword, extract a text from it. ' For demonstration we'll extract the text from top part of the page only extractor.SetExtractionArea(0, 0, 600, 200) Dim text As String = extractor.GetTextFromPage(i) Console.WriteLine(text) End If Next ' Cleanup extractor.Dispose() Console.WriteLine() Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue...") Console.ReadLine() End Sub End Class End Namespace