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Extract Filled PDF Form Data - VB.NET

PDF Extractor SDK sample in VB.NET demonstrating ‘Extract Filled PDF Form Data’

Module1.vb
Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor
Imports System.Xml

Module Module1

    Sub Main()

        ' Create XMLExtractor instance
        Dim extractor As XMLExtractor = New XMLExtractor()
        extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"
        extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"

        ' Load sample PDF document
        extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(".\filled_form.pdf")

        ' Get PDF document text as XML
        Dim xmlText As String = extractor.GetXML()

        ' Load XML
        Dim xmlDocument As XmlDocument = New XmlDocument()
        XmlDocument.LoadXml(XmlText)

        ' Select all "control" nodes
        Dim formControls As XmlNodeList = xmlDocument.SelectNodes("//control")
        If (formControls IsNot Nothing) Then

            For Each formControl As XmlNode In formControls

                Dim typeAttribute = formControl.Attributes("type")

                If (typeAttribute.Value = "editbox") Then
                    ' Show filled textboxes
                    If (Not String.IsNullOrEmpty(formControl.InnerText)) Then
                        Console.WriteLine("EDITBOX " + formControl.Attributes("id").Value + ": " + formControl.InnerText)
                    End If
                ElseIf (typeAttribute.Value = "checkbox") Then
                    ' Show checked checkboxes
                    If (formControl.Attributes("state").Value = "1") Then
                        Console.WriteLine("CHECKBOX " + formControl.Attributes("id").Value + ": " + formControl.Attributes("state").Value)
                    End If
                End If

            Next formControl

        End If

        ' Cleanup
        extractor.Dispose()


        Console.WriteLine()
        Console.WriteLine("Press any key...")
        Console.ReadKey()

    End Sub

End Module

Resources.Designer.vb
��'------------------------------------------------------------------------------

' <auto-generated>

'     This code was generated by a tool.

'     Runtime Version:4.0.30319.34209

'

'     Changes to this file may cause incorrect behavior and will be lost if

'     the code is regenerated.

' </auto-generated>

'------------------------------------------------------------------------------



Option Strict On

Option Explicit On





Namespace My.Resources

    

    'This class was auto-generated by the StronglyTypedResourceBuilder

    'class via a tool like ResGen or Visual Studio.

    'To add or remove a member, edit your .ResX file then rerun ResGen

    'with the /str option, or rebuild your VS project.

    '''<summary>

    '''  A strongly-typed resource class, for looking up localized strings, etc.

    '''</summary>

    <Global.System.CodeDom.Compiler.GeneratedCodeAttribute("System.Resources.Tools.StronglyTypedResourceBuilder", "4.0.0.0"), _

     Global.System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCodeAttribute(), _

     Global.System.Runtime.CompilerServices.CompilerGeneratedAttribute(), _

     Global.Microsoft.VisualBasic.HideModuleNameAttribute()> _

    Friend Module Resources



        Private resourceMan As Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager



        Private resourceCulture As Global.System.Globalization.CultureInfo



        '''<summary>

        '''  Returns the cached ResourceManager instance used by this class.

        '''</summary>

        <Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)> _

        Friend ReadOnly Property ResourceManager() As Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager

            Get

                If Object.ReferenceEquals(resourceMan, Nothing) Then

                    Dim temp As Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager = New Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager("ExtractFilledFormData.Resources", GetType(Resources).Assembly)

                    resourceMan = temp

                End If

                Return resourceMan

            End Get

        End Property



        '''<summary>

        '''  Overrides the current thread's CurrentUICulture property for all

        '''  resource lookups using this strongly typed resource class.

        '''</summary>

        <Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)> _

        Friend Property Culture() As Global.System.Globalization.CultureInfo

            Get

                Return resourceCulture

            End Get

            Set(ByVal value As Global.System.Globalization.CultureInfo)

                resourceCulture = value

            End Set

        End Property

    End Module

End Namespace


Settings.Designer.vb
��'------------------------------------------------------------------------------

' <auto-generated>

'     This code was generated by a tool.

'     Runtime Version:4.0.30319.34209

'

'     Changes to this file may cause incorrect behavior and will be lost if

'     the code is regenerated.

' </auto-generated>

'------------------------------------------------------------------------------



Option Strict On

Option Explicit On





Namespace My



    <Global.System.Runtime.CompilerServices.CompilerGeneratedAttribute(), _

     Global.System.CodeDom.Compiler.GeneratedCodeAttribute("Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editors.SettingsDesigner.SettingsSingleFileGenerator", "10.0.0.0"), _

     Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)> _

    Partial Friend NotInheritable Class MySettings

        Inherits Global.System.Configuration.ApplicationSettingsBase



        Private Shared defaultInstance As MySettings = CType(Global.System.Configuration.ApplicationSettingsBase.Synchronized(New MySettings), MySettings)



#Region "My.Settings Auto-Save Functionality"

#If _MyType = "WindowsForms" Then

        Private Shared addedHandler As Boolean



        Private Shared addedHandlerLockObject As New Object



        <Global.System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCodeAttribute(), Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)> _

        Private Shared Sub AutoSaveSettings(ByVal sender As Global.System.Object, ByVal e As Global.System.EventArgs)

            If My.Application.SaveMySettingsOnExit Then

                My.Settings.Save()

            End If

        End Sub

#End If

#End Region



        Public Shared ReadOnly Property [Default]() As MySettings

            Get



#If _MyType = "WindowsForms" Then

                   If Not addedHandler Then

                        SyncLock addedHandlerLockObject

                            If Not addedHandler Then

                                AddHandler My.Application.Shutdown, AddressOf AutoSaveSettings

                                addedHandler = True

                            End If

                        End SyncLock

                    End If

#End If

                Return defaultInstance

            End Get

        End Property

    End Class

End Namespace



Namespace My

    

    <Global.Microsoft.VisualBasic.HideModuleNameAttribute(),  _

     Global.System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCodeAttribute(),  _

     Global.System.Runtime.CompilerServices.CompilerGeneratedAttribute()>  _

    Friend Module MySettingsProperty

        

        <Global.System.ComponentModel.Design.HelpKeywordAttribute("My.Settings")>  _

        Friend ReadOnly Property Settings() As Global.ExtractFilledFormData.My.MySettings

            Get

                Return Global.ExtractFilledFormData.My.MySettings.Default

            End Get

        End Property

    End Module

End Namespace


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