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Imports System.Drawing Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Namespace FindText 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") Dim pageCount As Integer = extractor.GetPageCount() ' Search each page for some keyword For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1 If extractor.Find(i, "References", False) Then ' If page contains the keyword, extract a text from it. ' For demonstration we'll extract the text from top part of the page only extractor.SetExtractionArea(0, 0, 600, 200) Dim text As String = extractor.GetTextFromPage(i) Console.WriteLine(text) End If Next ' Cleanup extractor.Dispose() Console.WriteLine() Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue...") Console.ReadLine() End Sub End Class End Namespace