Planet PDF Forum Archive

Planet PDF ForumWowsers! This is page is old, head to the LIVE Planet PDF Forum. It features more than 10 conferences, covering everything from beginner to in-depth developer and pre-press discussions. If you wish to continue... one & two archive covers 1999-2011 (160,000 pages).


New Forum | Previous | Next | (P-PDF) Developers


Topic: Return text annotations in unicode from VB?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 66986
From: jawi
Date: 6/17/2002 01:35 AM

I have a great problem when trying to export text annotations from a PDF to fx. an XML document, using Acrobat SDK, from within VB. I can't get the text as unicode...I'm using a Danish W2K and have no problems exporting characters in the latin character set, but when trying to export fx. Cyrillic characters I just get a bunch of crap when viewing the XML document in IE...

Se below example of how I'm getting the text from the annotation:
***********************
Set AcroPDAnnot = AcroPDPage.GetAnnot(nAnnotNo)
strContent = AcroPDAnnot.GetContents
***********************

How do I get the characters in Unicode, instead of a charcode for each character of each character set? I wan't the output from above "AcroPDAnnot.GetContents" returned in unicode...?

I hope you can help me:)

PDF In-Depth Free Product Trials Ubiquitous PDF

Debenu Aerialist

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link...

Download free demo

Debenu PDF Tools Pro

It's simple to use and will let you preview and edit PDF files, it's a Windows application that makes...

Download free demo

Back to the past, 15 years ago! Open Publish 2002

Looking back to 2002, it's amazing how much of the prediction became a reality. Take a read and see what you think!

September 14, 2017
Platinum Sponsor





Search Planet PDF
more searching options...
Planet PDF Newsletter
Most Popular Articles
Featured Product

Debenu PDF Aerialist

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link control. Take Acrobat to the next level.

Features

Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.