Process

TextDevice.Process method

Convert page and save it as text stream.

public override void Process(Page page, Stream output)
Parameter Type Description
page Page The page to convert.
output Stream Result stream.

Examples

The example demonstrates how to extract text on the first PDF document page.

Document doc = new Document(inFile);
string extractedText;

using (MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream())
{
    // create text device
    TextDevice device = new TextDevice();

    // convert the page and save text to the stream
    device.Process(doc.Pages[1], ms);

    // use the extracted text
    ms.Close();
    extractedText = Encoding.Unicode.GetString(ms.ToArray());
}

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