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Split PDF Document By Found Barcode - VBScript

BarCode Reader SDK sample in VBScript demonstrating ‘Split PDF Document By Found Barcode’

SplitDocumentByFoundBarcode.vbs
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Dim InputFile
Dim PageRanges
Dim PageNo
Dim SplittedParts

InputFile = "Barcodes.pdf"

WScript.Echo "Reading barcode(s) from PDF document " & InputFile

' Create Bytescout.BarCodeReader.Reader instance
Set reader = CreateObject("Bytescout.BarCodeReader.Reader")

reader.RegistrationName = "demo"
reader.RegistrationKey = "demo"

' Set barcode type to find
reader.BarcodeTypesToFind.Code39 = True

'--------------------------------------------------------------------------
' NOTE: We can read barcodes from specific page to increase performance.
' For sample please refer to "Decoding barcodes from PDF by pages" program.
'--------------------------------------------------------------------------

' Find barcode in PDF document
reader.ReadFromFile InputFile

' Method 1: Split PDF document in two parts by found barcode
' NOTE: In Full version of the SDK this method is unlocked in "PRO" license type only.
reader.SplitDocument InputFile, "part1.pdf", "part2.pdf", reader.GetFoundBarcodePage(0) + 1

' Method 2: Extract page containing the barcode from PDF document
' NOTE: In Full version of the SDK this method is unlocked in "PRO" license type only.
reader.ExtractPageFromDocument InputFile, "extracted_page.pdf", reader.GetFoundBarcodePage(0) + 1

' Method 3: Split PDF document into parts in one pass.
' NOTE: In Full version of the SDK this method is unlocked in "PRO" license type only.
' Create string containing page ranges to extract in the form "1-4,6-8,10-11,12-". Page numbers are 1-based!
For i = 0 To reader.FoundCount - 1 

	PageNo = reader.GetFoundBarcodePage(i)

	' Add pages before the first barcode found
	If (i = 0) And (PageNo > 0) Then
	
		PageRanges = "1"
		If (PageNo > 1) Then
		
			PageRanges = PageRanges & "-"
			PageRanges = PageRanges & PageNo
		End If
		PageRanges = PageRanges & ","
	End If
	
	' Add page with barcode
	' +1 because we skip the page with barcode and another +1 because need 1-based page numbers
	PageRanges = PageRanges & (PageNo + 1)
	
	' Add range untill the next barcode
	If (i < reader.FoundCount - 1) Then
	
		If (reader.GetFoundBarcodePage(i + 1) - PageNo > 1) Then
		
			PageRanges = PageRanges & "-"
			PageRanges = PageRanges & reader.GetFoundBarcodePage(i + 1)
		End If
		PageRanges = PageRanges & ","
	Else
		' for the last found barcode add ending "-" meaning "to the last page"
		PageRanges = PageRanges & "-"
	End If
Next 

SplittedParts = reader.SplitDocument_2(InputFile, PageRanges)

' Cleanup
Set reader = Nothing

run.bat
REM running from the command line
cscript.exe SplitDocumentByFoundBarcode.vbs
pause

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