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Topic: Wrong order of text extracted from PDF hilite
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 114809
From: davidw
Date: 7/4/2004 04:49 PM

I use VB6 and AcroExch.App to extract text from PDF files. The PDF documents contain printed tables and columns of text. If I define the rect box to highlight a specific table in the document, the extraction works well. But if I hightlight the whole page, the text lines come out in the wrong order and locations. For example, a line of text on the left of a table might come
out on the right of the table.

How do I highlight a page and extract all the lines in the same order? and also be able to extract the relative position of the text including spaces?

Thanks for your -HELP-


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