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ju1989  
#1 Posted : Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:13:47 AM(UTC)
ju1989

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Hi,

is there a possibility to get the logical structure of a pdf document with .net code?
For example, if pdf document is generated by Microsoft Word the logical structure contains information about headlines, links, header, footer and so on.

Thanks and best regards
Julian
Paul Rayman  
#2 Posted : Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:04:18 AM(UTC)
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Hi,

If this information is contained in the PDF file, then it is possible get it with SDK. Although I have not seen such things in the PDF specification, and I don’t know where it can be stored.
In any case, you can access all the contents of the PDF. Start your research with Document.Root.
In addition, the qpdf utility helps very well, if you run it with following command line, you will see the contents of the PDF document in text form, which will greatly facilitate its investigation.

qpdf.exe --stream-data=uncompress --normalize-content=y --object-streams=disable %1 %1_decoded.pdf

You can download qpdf utility here
http://qpdf.sourceforge.net
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