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VB.NET PDF - Convert PDF to Text Using VB


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RasterEdge .NET Imaging SDK has included several image processing library controls to edit your images and documents in .NET applications. Among all the DLL components, there is a PDF processing library which enables developers to convert PDF document into text file using Visual Basic .NET programming language. Using this VB.NET PDF text conversion API, users will be able to convert a PDF file or a certain page to text and easily save it as new txt file.


Before you get started, please make sure that you have installed the Microsoft .NET Framework (2.0 or above) as well as MS Visual Studio (2005 or later).  After that, please refer to the following example, we will show you an example code of converting PDF document to text file in a Visual Basic .NET imaging application. Furthermore, if you are a Visual C# .NET programmer, you can go to this Visual C# tutorial for PDF to text conversion in .NET project.




Convert PDF to Text in VB.NET Demo Code



Integrate following RasterEdge text to PDF converter SDK dlls into your VB.NET project assemblies;


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic.Codec.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.DICOM.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Drawing.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Font.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.JBIG2.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.JPEG2000.dll


  RasterEdge.Imaging.Processing.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Converter.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Excel.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Office.Inner.Common.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Office.Inner.Office03.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.PDF.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.PowerPoint.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.TIFF.dll


  RasterEdge.XDoc.Word.dll


  RasterEdge.XImage.AdvancedCleanup.Core.dll


  RasterEdge.XImage.OCR.dll


  RasterEdge.XImage.OCR.Tesseract.dll


  RasterEdge.XImage.Raster.Core.dll


  RasterEdge.XImage.Raster.dll


Use corresponding namespaces;


    using RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic;


    using RasterEdge.XDoc.Converter;


Displayed in the code tab below is the Visual Basic .NET method for converting a PDF document into a text file.




' pdf convert to txt
DocumentConverter.ToDocument("C:\\test.pdf", "C:\\test.txt", FileType.TXT)