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PdfFocusToText(String) Method

Saves all pages of the PDF document as Text file.

Namespace: SautinSoft
Assembly: SautinSoft.PdfFocus (in SautinSoft.PdfFocus.dll) Version: 2024.3.28
public int ToText(
	string fileName


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

namespace Sample
    class Sample
        static void Main(string[] args)
            string pdfFile = Path.GetFullPath(@"..\..\..\Potato Beetle.pdf");
            string textFile = "Result.txt";
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            //Convert PDF file to Text file
            SautinSoft.PdfFocus f = new SautinSoft.PdfFocus();


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

                //Show Text document
                if (result == 0)
                    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(textFile) { UseShellExecute = true });
Convert 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 = Path.GetFullPath("..\..\..\Potato Beetle.pdf")
        Dim textFile As String = "Result.txt"
                                ' Get your free 30-day key here: 

        'Convert PDF file to Text file
        Dim f As New SautinSoft.PdfFocus()


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

            'Show Text document
            If result = 0 Then
                System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(textFile) With {.UseShellExecute = True})
            End If
        End If
    End Sub
End Module
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