Saves a specific PDF page or range of pages 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,
	int fromPage,
	int toPage
)
Public Function ToText ( _
	fileName As String, _
	fromPage As Integer, _
	toPage As Integer _
) As Integer

Parameters

fileName
String
Path to the Text file
fromPage
Int32
The starting page for export in Text document
toPage
Int32
The ending page for export in Text document

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

CopyHow to extract Text from 2nd-3rd pages of PDF in C#
using System;
using System.IO;

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

            //Extract Text from 2nd-3rd pages of PDF
            SautinSoft.PdfFocus f = new SautinSoft.PdfFocus();
            //this property is necessary only for registered version
            //f.Serial = "XXXXXXXXXXX";

            f.OpenPdf(pdfFile);

            if (f.PageCount > 2)
            {
                //Convert only pages 2 - 3 to Text
                int result = f.ToText(textFile, 2, 3);

                //Show Text document
                if (result == 0)
                {
                    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(textFile);
                }
            }
        }
    }
}
CopyHow to extract Text from 2nd-3rd pages of PDF 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")

        'Extract Text from 2nd-3rd pages of PDF
        Dim f As New SautinSoft.PdfFocus()
        'this property is necessary only for registered version
        'f.Serial = "XXXXXXXXXXX";


        f.OpenPdf(pdfFile)

        If f.PageCount > 2 Then
            'Convert only pages 2 - 3 to Text
            Dim result As Integer = f.ToText(textFile, 2, 3)

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

See Also