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How to extract unicode string from pdf file using programmatically

Posted on 2008-10-20
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I have unicode based data file of pdf. i want that data to extract from pdf to database so how can i extract that unicode data using vb6 or vb.net application? is there any sdk or utility to get solution. thanks
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Yes, you can use iTextSharp (http://itextsharp.sourceforge.net) for manipulating PDF files from .NET.
In this URL: http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cs/PDFToText.aspx
you can find a fully-working code for extracting the text from PDF file, which uses iTextSharp.
Altough is in C#, you can compile it as a library and use it on your VB.Net project.
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