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searched Text Coordinates in Adobe SDK

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14-07-2008

Hi all



iam new to Adobe SDK.i want to Find the location of the text, determine x/y coordinates, width/height when we searched the PDF for a particular word



My Question is "is this possible in Adobe SDK"



Any 3rd party PDF tools which suppoort my above requiremnt pls let me know

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_Aandi_Inston_

14-07-2008

You cannot use text extraction from the Acrobat SDK to extract text

elements made in Acrobat Designer. Only "normal" text. You'd be

unlikely to find third party tools too - why do you want to extract

text from a Designer form?



Aandi Inston
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14-07-2008

Hi Aandi



my question is i have a PDF and i searched it to find a word

it resulted in a 2 or 3 occurences.



how to know the coordinates (x,y width and height)of the resulted word occurence



Adobe SDK will help us or what
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14-07-2008

One of the main requirements is to load the PDF natively, i.e. not with in an AcrobatViewer and then communicating using IAC.



What I would like to do is use api to read a pdf document (on the server side, no PDF viewer) search for a word and for each instance of the word in the document get the bounding box (i.e. x,y, width, height).



Is this possible with any C# apis provided in the SDK. Most of the samples we have seen use IAC or plugin related which basically depend on a PDF viewer and communicate with the viewer using OLE (DDE).
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_Aandi_Inston_

15-07-2008

>my question is i have a PDF and i searched it to find a word

>it resulted in a 2 or 3 occurences.



I wonder if you actually aren't using LiveCycle Designer at all?



If not, I recommend the Acrobat SDK forum.



I have no idea what you mean by " load the PDF natively" so I

recommend explaining that in more detail.



Good luck,



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_Aandi_Inston_

15-07-2008

Ah, maybe I do understand. The Acrobat SDK is a set of tools for

automating Acrobat, to sell more copies of Acrobat. If you want a

solution that does not require Acrobat, Adobe's PDF Library may be

what you need. Licensed from DataLogics.



Aandi Inston