The following code snippet for ByteScout PDF Suite works best when you need to quickly extract text from page area in pdf with pdf extractor sdk in your VB.NET application. This VB.NET sample code is all you need for your app. Just copy and paste the code, add references (if needs to) and you are all set! Complete and detailed tutorials and documentation are available along with installed ByteScout PDF Suite if you’d like to learn more about the topic and the details of the API.
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Imports System.Drawing Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor 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") ' Get page count Dim pageCount As Integer = extractor.GetPageCount() ' Iterate through pages For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1 ' Define rectangle location to extract from Dim location As RectangleF = New RectangleF(0, 0, 200, 200) ' Set extraction area extractor.SetExtractionArea(location) ' Extract text from the extraction area Dim text As String = extractor.GetTextFromPage(i) Console.WriteLine("Extracted from page #" + i.ToString() + ":") Console.WriteLine() Console.WriteLine(text) ' Reset the extraction area extractor.ResetExtractionArea() Console.WriteLine() Next ' Cleanup extractor.Dispose() Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit...") Console.ReadKey() End Sub End Class