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Extract Text from a pdf using vbscript

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Topic: Extract Text from a pdf using vbscript
Posted By: collinsc
Subject: Extract Text from a pdf using vbscript
Date Posted: 24 Apr 13 at 12:01PM
Can I parse a specific piece of (delimited) text from a PDF ...a vbscript example would be great?

Posted By: Ingo
Date Posted: 24 Apr 13 at 1:20PM
Hi Collin!
Yes. That's possible 'cause with QP you can extract pdf-text page by page (the first option for limitation: the page). With further options you're able to extract the textstrings with position data. So it's possible for you to search text in a special area on a page.
Sorry but i don't have a vbscript-sample available.
Cheers and welcome here,

Posted By: collinsc
Date Posted: 26 Apr 13 at 11:39AM
Cheers Ingo...will give this a go...My app requires that pdf files(generated by third party application) be renamed based on content so that a downstream process can selectively retrieve documents

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