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SearchablePDFMaker Progress Indication - VB.NET

PDF Extractor SDK sample in VB.NET demonstrating ‘SearchablePDFMaker Progress Indication’

Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor

Module Program

    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"

            Using searchablePDFMaker = New SearchablePDFMaker("demo", "demo")

                ' Load input file

                ' Add Progress change event...
                Console.WriteLine("Searchable PDF making in progress: " & vbLf)
                AddHandler searchablePDFMaker.ProgressChanged, AddressOf SearchablePDF_ProgressChanged

                ' 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"

                ' Set PDF document rendering resolution
                searchablePDFMaker.OCRResolution = 300

                ' Save extracted text to file

                ' Open output file in default associated application
            End Using

        Catch ex As Exception
        End Try

        Console.WriteLine(vbLf & vbLf & " Press enter key to exit...")
    End Sub

    ''' <summary>
    ''' Handle progress change event
    ''' </summary>
    Private Sub SearchablePDF_ProgressChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal ongoingOperation As OngoingOperation, ByVal progress As Double, ByRef cancel As Boolean)
        drawTextProgressBar(Convert.ToInt32(progress), 100)
    End Sub

    ''' <summary>
    ''' Display progress bar
    ''' </summary>
    Private Sub drawTextProgressBar(ByVal progress As Integer, ByVal total As Integer)
        'draw empty progress bar
        Console.CursorLeft = 0
        Console.Write("[") ' start
        Console.CursorLeft = 32
        Console.Write("]") ' end
        Console.CursorLeft = 1
        Dim onechunk As Single = 30.0F / total
        Dim position As Integer = 1

        ' draw filled part
        For i As Integer = 0 To onechunk * progress - 1
            Console.BackgroundColor = ConsoleColor.Green
            Console.CursorLeft = Math.Min(System.Threading.Interlocked.Increment(position), position - 1)
            Console.Write(" ")

        ' draw unfilled part
        For i As Integer = position To 31
            Console.BackgroundColor = ConsoleColor.Gray
            Console.CursorLeft = Math.Min(System.Threading.Interlocked.Increment(position), position - 1)
            Console.Write(" ")

        ' draw totals
        Console.CursorLeft = 35
        Console.BackgroundColor = ConsoleColor.Black
        Console.Write(progress.ToString() & " of " & total.ToString() & "    ") ' blanks at the end remove any excess
    End Sub

End Module

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