How to convert PDF XFA Form to XML in C#, VB.NET and VBScript using PDF Extractor SDK

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With ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK, you can convert PDF XFA Form to XML. Check the code samples in C#, VB.NET and VBScript below.

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How to convert PDF XFA Form to XML in C#


using System;
using Bytescout.PDFExtractor;

namespace XFAFormToXML
{
	class Program
	{
		static void Main(string[] args)
		{
			// Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.XFAFormExtractor instance
			XFAFormExtractor extractor = new XFAFormExtractor();
			extractor.RegistrationName = "demo";
			extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo";

			// Load sample PDF document
			extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("samplexfa.pdf");

            // Enumerate XFA form content part types
		    foreach (XFAFormContentType contentType in Enum.GetValues(typeof(XFAFormContentType)))
		    {
                // Get count of content parts of specified type
		        int partCount = extractor.GetCount(contentType);

                // Save parts as XML files
                for (int i = 0; i < partCount; i++)
                {
                    string fileName = contentType.ToString() + i + ".xml";
                    extractor.SaveToFile(contentType, i, fileName);
                    Console.WriteLine("Saved form part " + fileName);
                }
		    }
			
			Console.WriteLine();
			Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue...");
			Console.ReadLine();
		}
	}
}

How to convert PDF XFA Form to XML in Visual Basic .NET

Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor

Class Program
	Friend Shared Sub Main(args As String())

        ' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.XFAFormExtractor instance
        Dim extractor As New XFAFormExtractor()
		extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"
		extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"

		' Load sample PDF document
        extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile("samplexfa.pdf")

        ' Enumerate XFA form content part types
        For Each contentType As XFAFormContentType In [Enum].GetValues(GetType(XFAFormContentType))

            'Get count of content parts of specified type
            Dim partCount As Integer = extractor.GetCount(contentType)

            ' Save parts as XML files
            For i As Integer = 0 To partCount - 1
                Dim fileName As String = contentType.ToString() + i.ToString() + ".xml"
                extractor.SaveToFile(contentType, i, fileName)
                Console.WriteLine("Saved form part " + fileName)
            Next

        Next

        Console.WriteLine()
        Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue...")
        Console.ReadLine()

	End Sub
End Class

How to convert PDF XFA Form to XML in VBScript (Visual Basic 6)

' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.XMLExtractor object
Set extractor = CreateObject("Bytescout.PDFExtractor.XFAFormExtractor")

extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"
extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"

' Load sample PDF document
extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile "..\..\samplexfa.pdf"


for i=0 to 12 ' iterate through 12 content types (see XFAFormContentType enum in the documentation, there are 13 types)

count = extractor.GetCount(i) ' get count of the given type
 For j=0 to count-1
   extractor.SaveToFile i, j, CStr(i) & "-" & CStr(j) & ".xml"
 Next

Next


MsgBox "XFA xml data has been extracted"

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