extractTextFromPage

Extract text from a specified rectangle.
extractTextFromPage([in] int page, [in] double x0, [in] double y0, [in] double x1, [in] double y1, [out, retval] BSTR *text)
This function returns the text inside a specified rectangle on a specified page. The rectangle coordinates are in the PDF coordinate space (see convertWindowToPDFCoords2).

The text will be in the encoding set in the textEncoding property.

extractTextFromPage will throw an error if text extraction is not allowed by the PDF file.

VB6:
Dim page As Long Dim x0 As Double, y0 As Double, x1 As Double, y1 As Double If viewer.getCurrentSelection2(page, x0, y0, x1, y1) Then Clipboard.SetText viewer.extractTextFromPage(page, x0, y0, x1, y1) End If
textEncoding
discardDiagonalText
okToExtractText
convertWindowToPDFCoords2