Convert PDF to XML file in C# and VB .Net

Convert PDF to XML file in C# and VB .Net.


The application shows how to convert all tabular data from PDF into XML file, the other textual and graphical data will be skipped.

Complete code.

using System;
using System.IO;

namespace Sample
{
    class Sample
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            string pathToPdf = @"..\..\Table.pdf";
            string pathToXml = Path.ChangeExtension(pathToPdf, ".xml");

            // Convert PDF file to XML file.
            SautinSoft.PdfFocus f = new SautinSoft.PdfFocus();

	    	// This property is necessary only for registered version.
		    //f.Serial = "XXXXXXXXXXX";

            // Let's convert only tables to XML and skip all textual data.
            f.XmlOptions.ConvertNonTabularDataToSpreadsheet = false;

            f.OpenPdf(pathToPdf);

            if (f.PageCount > 0)
            {
                int result = f.ToXml(pathToXml);
                
                //Show XML document in browser
                if (result==0)
                {
                    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(pathToXml);
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

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            Imports System.IO
Imports System.Drawing.Imaging
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports SautinSoft

Module Sample

    Sub Main()
        Dim pathToPdf As String = "..\Table.pdf"
        Dim pathToXml As String = Path.ChangeExtension(pathToPdf, ".xml")

        ' Convert PDF file to XML file.
        Dim f As New SautinSoft.PdfFocus()

        ' This property is necessary only for registered version.
        'f.Serial = "XXXXXXXXXXX"

        ' Let's convert only tables to XML and skip all textual data.
        f.XmlOptions.ConvertNonTabularDataToSpreadsheet = False

        f.OpenPdf(pathToPdf)

        If f.PageCount > 0 Then
            Dim result As Integer = f.ToXml(pathToXml)

            'Show XML document in browser
            If result = 0 Then
                System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(pathToXml)
            End If
        End If
    End Sub
End Module

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