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How to find SSN number in PDF with regex in VB.NET with ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

Tutorial on how to find SSN number in PDF with regex in VB.NET

The documentation is designed to help you to implement the features on your side. Want to find SSN number in PDF with regex in your VB.NET 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.

VB.NET code samples for VB.NET developers help to speed up coding of your application when using ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for VB.NET below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Implementing VB.NET application typically includes multiple stages of the software development so even if the functionality works please test it with your data and the production environment.

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Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Module Program Sub Main() Try ' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance Using extractor As TextExtractor = New TextExtractor() extractor.RegistrationName = "demo" extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Load sample PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("samplePDF_SSNNo.pdf") ' Enable the regular expression extractor.RegexSearch = True Dim pageCount As Integer = extractor.GetPageCount() ' Search through pages For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1 ' Search SSN in format 202-55-0130 Dim regexPattern As String = "[0-9]{3}-[0-9]{2}-[0-9]{4}" ' See the complete regular expressions reference at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/az24scfc(v=vs.110).aspx ' Search each page for the pattern If extractor.Find(i, regexPattern, False) Then Do ' Iterate through each element in the found text For Each element As ISearchResultElement In extractor.FoundText.Elements Console.WriteLine("Found SSN No: " & element.Text) Next Loop While extractor.FindNext() End If Next End Using Catch ex As Exception Console.WriteLine("Error: " & ex.Message) End Try Console.WriteLine() Console.WriteLine("Press enter key to continue...") Console.ReadLine() End Sub End Module

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