The SDK samples given below describe how to quickly make your application do find text in pdf with smart match with pdf extractor sdk in VB.NET with the help of ByteScout PDF Suite. Just copy and paste the code into your VB.NET application’s code and follow the instructions. This basic programming language sample code for VB.NET will do the whole work for you to find text in pdf with smart match with pdf extractor sdk.
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Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Class Program Friend Shared Sub Main(args As String()) Dim extractor As TextExtractor = New TextExtractor("demo", "demo") ' Load the document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("sample2.pdf") ' Smart match the search string like Adobe Reader extractor.WordMatchingMode = WordMatchingMode.SmartMatch Dim searchString As String = "land" ' Get page count Dim pageCount As Integer = extractor.GetPageCount() ' Iterate through pages For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1 ' Search through page If extractor.Find(i, searchString, False) Then Do ' Output search results Console.WriteLine("Found on page " + i.ToString() + " at location " + extractor.FoundText.Bounds.ToString()) ' Now we are getting the found text Dim extractedString As String = extractor.FoundText.Text Console.WriteLine("Found text: " + extractedString) Loop While extractor.FindNext() ' Search next occurrence of the search string End If Next ' Cleanup extractor.Dispose() Console.WriteLine() Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit...") Console.ReadKey() End Sub End Class