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How to read, extract font resources from PDF file using C#

C# Demo Code to read, extract font resource from PDF file

In this C# tutorial, you will learn how to read, extract embeded font resource from PDF document using C# in ASP.NET MVC Web, Windows applications.

Extract embedded font information from the PDF file in C# code

The C# source code below will show how to read, extract all embeded font resource from PDF document in C# code.

  • Get a new PDFDocument object with an existing PDF file read
  • Utilize method PDFTextHandler.GetEmbeddedFontInfo() to get a List of PDFEmbedFontInfo objects, which contain all PDF embeded font information
  • For each PDFEmbedFontInfo object, you will get the embed font name

String inputFilePath = Program.RootPath + "\\" + "1.pdf";

//  Open file
PDFDocument doc = new PDFDocument(inputFilePath);
//  Retreive all embedded font information
List<PDFEmbedFontInfo> fontInfos = PDFTextHandler.GetEmbeddedFontInfo(doc);
//  Number of embedded fonts in the document.
Console.WriteLine("Embedded Font Count: {0}", fontInfos.Count);
foreach (PDFEmbedFontInfo fontInfo in fontInfos)
    //  Font name of the embedded font.
    Console.WriteLine("Font Name:      {0}", fontInfo.FontName);
    //  Object number in the PDF file.
    Console.WriteLine("Object Number:  {0}", fontInfo.ObjectNumber);