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Extract Text By Columns from PDF - VBScript

PDF Extractor SDK sample in VBScript demonstrating ‘Extract Text By Columns from PDF’

ExtractTextByColumns.vbs
' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor object
Set extractor = CreateObject("Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor")
extractor.RegistrationName = "demo"
extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo"

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

' Set the column layout mode
extractor.ExtractColumnByColumn = true

' Save extracted text to file
extractor.SaveTextToFile("result.txt")

' Open output file in default associated application
Set shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
shell.Run "result.txt", 1, false
Set shell = Nothing

Set extractor = Nothing


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