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Tutorial: how to do PDF files batch processing in VB.NET

These source code samples are listed and grouped by their programming language and functions they use. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK was made to help with PDF files batch processing in VB.NET. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK is the SDK that helps developers to extract data from unstructured documents, pdf, images, scanned and electronic forms. Includes AI functions like automatic table detection, automatic table extraction and restructuring, text recognition and text restoration from pdf and scanned documents. Includes PDF to CSV, PDF to XML, PDF to JSON, PDF to searchable PDF functions as well as methods for low level data extraction.

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BatchProcessing.VS2005.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>8.0.50727</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{4A4B93A3-FEF6-4469-B506-1A632EB601FF}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>BatchProcessing.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>BatchProcessing</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>BatchProcessing</AssemblyName> <MyType>Console</MyType> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>BatchProcessing.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <DefineDebug>false</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>BatchProcessing.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=6.10.0.2136, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </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="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\sample1.pdf"> <Link>sample1.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\sample2.pdf"> <Link>sample2.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\sample3.pdf"> <Link>sample3.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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BatchProcessing.VS2008.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="3.5"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>9.0.30729</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{4A4B93A3-FEF6-4469-B506-1A632EB601FF}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>BatchProcessing.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>BatchProcessing</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>BatchProcessing</AssemblyName> <MyType>Console</MyType> <FileUpgradeFlags> </FileUpgradeFlags> <OldToolsVersion>2.0</OldToolsVersion> <UpgradeBackupLocation> </UpgradeBackupLocation> <PublishUrl>publish\</PublishUrl> <Install>true</Install> <InstallFrom>Disk</InstallFrom> <UpdateEnabled>false</UpdateEnabled> <UpdateMode>Foreground</UpdateMode> <UpdateInterval>7</UpdateInterval> <UpdateIntervalUnits>Days</UpdateIntervalUnits> <UpdatePeriodically>false</UpdatePeriodically> <UpdateRequired>false</UpdateRequired> <MapFileExtensions>true</MapFileExtensions> <ApplicationRevision>0</ApplicationRevision> <ApplicationVersion>1.0.0.%2a</ApplicationVersion> <IsWebBootstrapper>false</IsWebBootstrapper> <UseApplicationTrust>false</UseApplicationTrust> <BootstrapperEnabled>true</BootstrapperEnabled> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v3.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>BatchProcessing.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <DefineDebug>false</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>BatchProcessing.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=6.10.0.2136, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\net3.50\Bytescout.PDFExtractor.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Core"> <RequiredTargetFramework>3.5</RequiredTargetFramework> </Reference> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </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" /> <Import Include="System.Linq" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\sample1.pdf"> <Link>sample1.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\sample2.pdf"> <Link>sample2.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\sample3.pdf"> <Link>sample3.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Client.3.5"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework Client Profile</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.2.0"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 2.0 %28x86%29</ProductName> <Install>true</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.0"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.0 %28x86%29</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.5"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.5</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.5.SP1"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.5 SP1</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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BatchProcessing.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>9.0.30729</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{4A4B93A3-FEF6-4469-B506-1A632EB601FF}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>BatchProcessing.Module1</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>BatchProcessing</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>BatchProcessing</AssemblyName> <MyType>Console</MyType> <FileUpgradeFlags> </FileUpgradeFlags> <OldToolsVersion>3.5</OldToolsVersion> <UpgradeBackupLocation> </UpgradeBackupLocation> <IsWebBootstrapper>false</IsWebBootstrapper> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <PublishUrl>publish\</PublishUrl> <Install>true</Install> <InstallFrom>Disk</InstallFrom> <UpdateEnabled>false</UpdateEnabled> <UpdateMode>Foreground</UpdateMode> <UpdateInterval>7</UpdateInterval> <UpdateIntervalUnits>Days</UpdateIntervalUnits> <UpdatePeriodically>false</UpdatePeriodically> <UpdateRequired>false</UpdateRequired> <MapFileExtensions>true</MapFileExtensions> <ApplicationRevision>0</ApplicationRevision> <ApplicationVersion>1.0.0.%2a</ApplicationVersion> <UseApplicationTrust>false</UseApplicationTrust> <BootstrapperEnabled>true</BootstrapperEnabled> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>BatchProcessing.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022,42353,42354,42355</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <DefineDebug>false</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>BatchProcessing.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022,42353,42354,42355</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDFExtractor, Version=6.10.0.2136, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, 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.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </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="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\sample1.pdf"> <Link>sample1.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\sample2.pdf"> <Link>sample2.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <Content Include="..\..\sample3.pdf"> <Link>sample3.pdf</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Client.3.5"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Client Profile</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.2.0"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 2.0 %28x86%29</ProductName> <Install>true</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.0"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.0 %28x86%29</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.5"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.5</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.5.SP1"> <Visible>False</Visible> <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.5 SP1</ProductName> <Install>false</Install> </BootstrapperPackage> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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Module1.vb
      
Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Imports System.IO Module Module1 Sub Main() ' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance Dim extractor = New TextExtractor() extractor.RegistrationName = "demo" extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Get PDF files Dim pdfFiles() = Directory.GetFiles(".", "*.pdf") For Each file As String In pdfFiles ' Load document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(file) ' Save extracted text to .txt file extractor.SaveTextToFile(Path.ChangeExtension(file, ".txt")) ' Reset the extractor before load another file extractor.Reset() Next ' Cleanup extractor.Dispose() End Sub End Module

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