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DynaPDF.ExtractPageText

Extracts the text of the page.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DynaPDF 3.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes 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

Example Databases


DynaPDF.ExtractPageRectText   -   DynaPDF.ExtractText

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