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Make Searchable PDF and Fix Rotated Pages - VB.NET

PDF Extractor SDK sample in VB.NET demonstrating ‘Make Searchable PDF and Fix Rotated Pages’

Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor

Module Module1

    Sub Main()

        ' By default, "SearchablePDFMaker" uses one of the standard PDF fonts to apply 
        ' recognized text over the scanned document. Such fonts contain only basic characters 
        ' from ISO-8859-1 charset. 
        ' If you run OCR for one of the languages with characters that are not present in the default
        ' encoding, you should explicitly specify the font that contains the required characters
        ' using ".LabelingFont" property.
        ' If you run the application in Windows with a selected locale that matches OCR language, 
        ' it will be enough to specify the usual font "Arial". But if your app will run in an unknown
        ' environment (for example, in some virtual machine) you will need to install some full Unicode 
        ' font (e.g. "Arial Unicode MS") and then use it with SearchablePDFMaker:
        ' searchablePDFMaker.LabelingFont = "Arial Unicode MS";

        ' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance
        Dim searchablePdfMaker As SearchablePDFMaker = New SearchablePDFMaker()
        searchablePdfMaker.RegistrationName = "demo"
        searchablePdfMaker.RegistrationKey = "demo"

        ' Load sample PDF document

        ' Set the location of OCR language data files
        searchablePdfMaker.OCRLanguageDataFolder = "c:\Program Files\Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK\ocrdata_best\"

        ' Set OCR language
        searchablePdfMaker.OCRLanguage = "eng" ' "eng" for english, "deu" for German, "fra" for French, "spa" for Spanish etc - according to files in "ocrdata" folder

        ' Set PDF document rendering resolution
        searchablePdfMaker.OCRResolution = 300

        ' Detect Page Rotation
        searchablePdfMaker.OCRDetectPageRotation = True

        ' Process document

        ' Cleanup

        ' Open output file in default associated application

    End Sub

End Module

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