Saves all pages of the PDF document in Text file

Namespace:  SautinSoft
Assembly:  SautinSoft.PdfFocus (in SautinSoft.PdfFocus.dll) Version: 6.6.9.7 (6.6.9.7)

Syntax

      
 C#  Visual Basic 
public int ToText(
	string fileName
)
Public Function ToText ( _
	fileName As String _
) As Integer

Parameters

fileName
String
Path to the Text file

Return Value

0 - saving successfully
2 - can't create output file, check the output path
3 - saving failed, email to support@sautinsoft.com

Remarks

To start the process, please download the most fresh version of PDF Focus .Net.



Examples

CopyConvert PDF file to Text file in C#
using System;
using System.IO;

namespace Sample
{
    class Sample
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            string pdfFile = @"..\..\..\..\..\Simple text.pdf";
            string textFile = Path.ChangeExtension(pdfFile, ".txt");

            //Convert PDF file to Text file
            SautinSoft.PdfFocus f = new SautinSoft.PdfFocus();
            //this property is necessary only for registered version
            //f.Serial = "XXXXXXXXXXX";

            f.OpenPdf(pdfFile);

            if (f.PageCount > 0)
            {
                int result = f.ToText(textFile);

                //Show Text document
                if (result == 0)
                {
                    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(textFile);
                }
            }
        }
    }
}
CopyConvert PDF file to Text file in VB.Net
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Drawing.Imaging
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports SautinSoft

Module Sample

    Sub Main()
        Dim pdfFile As String = "..\..\..\..\simple text.pdf"
        Dim textFile As String = Path.ChangeExtension(pdfFile, ".txt")

        'Convert PDF file to Text file
        Dim f As New SautinSoft.PdfFocus()
        'this property is necessary only for registered version
        'f.Serial = "XXXXXXXXXXX";


        f.OpenPdf(pdfFile)

        If f.PageCount > 0 Then
            Dim result As Integer = f.ToText(textFile)

            'Show Text document
            If result = 0 Then
                System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(textFile)
            End If
        End If
    End Sub
End Module

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