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DynaPDF.ExtractPageText

Component: DynaPDF
Version: 3.0
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: Yes
Server: Yes

MBS( "DynaPDF.ExtractPageText"; PDF; pageIndex )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
pageIndex The number of the page. Must be within 1 and DynaPDF.GetPageCount. 1

Result

Returns the text or error message.

Description

Extracts the text of the page.
Use DynaPDF.ExtractText is you need text from whole document.

For Mac only solutions, you can also try PDFKit.GetPDFPageText.

Examples

Queries page text of page 5:

$text = MBS( "DynaPDF.ExtractPageText"; $PDF; 5 )

Load PDF and extract text of page 2:

# initialize DynaPDF before running this:
Set Variable [$pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New")]
# load PDF from container
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer";$pdf; Test::data)]
# import all pages
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPDFFile";$pdf)]
# extra text of page 2
Set Field [Test::PageText; MBS("DynaPDF.ExtractPageText"; $pdf; 2)]
#Cleanup
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf)]

See also


DynaPDF.ExtractPageRectText   -   DynaPDF.ExtractText

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