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

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


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


Returns the text or error message.


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.


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"; $pdf; 2)]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf)]

See also

DynaPDF.ExtractPageRectText   -   DynaPDF.ExtractText

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