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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

PdfDocumentProcessor.GetText() Method

Retrieves the document content.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

Assembly: DevExpress.Docs.v22.2.dll

Declaration

public string GetText()

Returns

Type Description
String

The text obtained from the document.

Remarks

The GetText method uses the page coordinate system. Refer to the following help topic for more details: Coordinate Systems.

Set the PdfTextExtractionOptions.ClipToCropBox property to false and pass the PdfTextExtractionOptions object as the method parameter to extract document content without clipping to the crop box.

The code sample below retrieves all document content:

using (DevExpress.Pdf.PdfDocumentProcessor processor =
 new DevExpress.Pdf.PdfDocumentProcessor())
{
    processor.LoadDocument("TextExtraction.pdf");

    string pageText = processor.GetText();
    Console.WriteLine(pageText);
}
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