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DynaPDF.ExtractPageText

Extracts the text of the page.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DynaPDF 3.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.ExtractPageText"; PDF; pageIndex )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
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.ExtractDocumentText is you need text from whole document.

For Mac only solutions, you can also try PDFKit.GetPDFPageText instead.
Needs DynaPDF Lite license.

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

Release notes

Example Databases

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FileMaker Magazin

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 8th November 2019


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