Read (extract) text from PDF

Jan 2, 2013 at 3:04 PM

I'm beginner, I try to learn visual basic / pdf manipulation.

How I can extract the text from a pdf file ? (a short example in visual basic will nice)

Thank you

Jan 4, 2013 at 12:42 PM

It is not easy...

In a PDF file text is embedded in graphic objects stored in content streams...

I plan to add this functionality in my library, look for a future release.