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VB.NET PDF - Extract Text from PDF in VB.NET

How to Extract Text from PDF with VB.NET Sample Codes in VB.NET Application

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If you want to extract text from a PDF document using Visual Basic .NET programming language, you may use this PDF Document Add-On for VB.NET. With this advanced PDF Add-On, developers are able to extract target text content from source PDF document and save extracted text to other file formats through VB.NET programming.

This page will supply users with tutorial for extracting text from PDF using VB. Please refer to demo code below. Furthermore, if you are a Visual C# .NET programmer, you can go to this Visual C# tutorial for PDF text extraction in .NET project.

Extract Text Content from PDF File in VB.NET

Add necessary references:









Use corresponding namespaces;

  using RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic;

  using RasterEdge.XDoc.PDF;

'Please have a quick test by using the following example code for text extraction from PDF file in VB.NET program.

' Open a document.
Dim doc As PDFDocument = New PDFDocument(inputFilePath)

' Initial a text extraction manager from the document object.
Dim textMgr As PDFTextMgr = PDFTextHandler.ExportPDFTextManager(doc)

' Extract text content from page 3.
Dim pageIndex As Integer = 3

' Get all characters in the page.
Dim allChars = textMgr.ExtractTextCharacter(pageIndex)

' Get all words in the page.
Dim allWords = textMgr.ExtractTextWord(pageIndex)

' Get all lines in the page.
Dim allLines = textMgr.ExtractTextLine(pageIndex)

' ...