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How to read form values from PDF form in C# with ByteScout PDF SDK

Write code in C# to read form values from PDF form with this step-by-step tutorial

The code below will help you to implement an C# app to read form values from PDF form. What is ByteScout PDF SDK? It is the pdf library that can create, update and modify PDF files. Supports text with fonts and style selections, layers, form fields, drawing lines and objects, automatic tables, images. Can be used to create and fill pdf forms. It can help you to read form values from PDF form in your C# application.

You will save a lot of time on writing and testing code as you may just take the C# code from ByteScout PDF SDK for read form values from PDF form below and use it in your application. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for C# below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample C# codes.

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Program.cs
      
using Bytescout.PDF; using System; namespace ReadForm { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { // Load PDF form Document pdfDocument = new Document(@"form.pdf"); pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo"; pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo"; Page page = pdfDocument.Pages[0]; // Get widget by its name and get value string box1 = ((EditBox) page.Annotations["editBox1"]).Text; string box2 = ((EditBox) page.Annotations["editBox2"]).Text; bool checkBox1 = ((CheckBox) page.Annotations["checkBox1"]).Checked; // Cleanup pdfDocument.Dispose(); // Writing values to console Console.WriteLine("Form values are as follows:"); Console.WriteLine(box1); Console.WriteLine(box2); Console.WriteLine(checkBox1); Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit...."); Console.ReadLine(); } } }

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ReadForm.NETCore.csproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project Sdk="Microsoft.NET.Sdk"> <PropertyGroup> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <TargetFramework>netcoreapp2.0</TargetFramework> <EnableDefaultCompileItems>false</EnableDefaultCompileItems> <GenerateAssemblyCompanyAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyCompanyAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyConfigurationAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyConfigurationAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyFileVersionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyFileVersionAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyInformationalVersionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyInformationalVersionAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyProductAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyProductAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyTitleAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyTitleAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyVersionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyVersionAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyCopyrightAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyCopyrightAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyTrademarkAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyTrademarkAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyCultureAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyCultureAttribute> <GenerateAssemblyDescriptionAttribute>false</GenerateAssemblyDescriptionAttribute> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <None Include="form.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </None> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Windows.Compatibility" Version="2.0.0" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDF"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF SDK\netcoreapp2.0\Bytescout.PDF.dll</HintPath> </Reference> </ItemGroup> </Project>

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ReadForm.csproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="14.0" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <Import Project="$(MSBuildExtensionsPath)\$(MSBuildToolsVersion)\Microsoft.Common.props" Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildExtensionsPath)\$(MSBuildToolsVersion)\Microsoft.Common.props')" /> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProjectGuid>{29B532D4-4568-4B86-8667-AFC7890DC22E}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <RootNamespace>ReadForm</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>ReadForm</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v2.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> <AutoGenerateBindingRedirects>true</AutoGenerateBindingRedirects> <TargetFrameworkProfile /> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG;TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.PDF, Version=1.8.0.236, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF SDK\net2.0\Bytescout.PDF.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <None Include="form.pdf"> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.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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