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Queries the text of the PDF document.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
PDFKit 2.1 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPDFText"; PDF )


Parameter Description Example value
PDF A container value with the PDF content from a media field. Or a text with an URL. Or a PDF reference from PDFKit.Open.


The text of the PDF Document as far as PDFKit knows it.


Queries the text of the PDF document.
If you need only text for a given page, please use PDFKit.GetPDFPageText.

For solutions on Windows, Linux or iOS, please use DynaPDF.ExtractText.


Extract all the text from the given PDF reference:

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPDFText"; $ref )

See also

Example Databases

PDFKit.GetPDFPagesPDFRef   -   PDFKit.GetPrintSetting

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