With this source code sample you may quickly learn how to extract text by columns from PDF in VBScript. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK: 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. It can extract text by columns from PDF in VBScript.
Fast application programming interfaces of ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK for VBScript plus the instruction and the code below will help you quickly learn how to extract text by columns from PDF. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for VBScript below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. You can use these VBScript sample examples in one or many applications.
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' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor object Set extractor = CreateObject("Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor") extractor.RegistrationName = "demo" extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Load sample PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("..\..\columns.pdf") ' Set the column layout mode extractor.ExtractColumnByColumn = true ' Save extracted text to file extractor.SaveTextToFile("result.txt") ' Open output file in default associated application Set shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") shell.Run "result.txt", 1, false Set shell = Nothing Set extractor = Nothing