Solid Framework Code Sample
This is a concise sample to help get Solid Framework up and running. It has been tested with the Free Developer License of Solid Framework using different versions of Microsoft's Visual Studio. For version specific instructions:
Extract tables from PDF files to Excel spreadsheets
Using Solid Framework PdfToExcelConverter object
To convert a PDF file containing tables into a Excel spreadsheets we will use the SolidFramework.Converters.PdfToExcelConverter object
Choosing the level of optical text recovery to be used on text like images.
PdfToExcelConverter's TextRecoveryType can be assigned to any one of the following settings:
Always - All pages
Automatic - Scanned pages only
Default - Same as Automatic
Never - None
Choosing the level of text recovery to be used for non-standard encoding.
PdfToExcelConverter's TextRecoveryNSEType can be assigned any one of the following:
Always - Every character
Automatic - Problem characters only
Default - Same as Never
Never - None
This sample can be downloaded and installed as-is with a Solid PDF Tools v9 unlock code to quickly review the functionality. If you do not have a Solid PDF Tools license please contact
Download the installer (68MB)
In addition, the source code for this sample is provided so that it can be explored as a reference implementation, built and run. If you build it yourself, it will not work with Solid PDF Tools v9 unlock codes and will require a per-machine developer license from the
developer portal. (self-service).
Download the SolidConverter-Jobs Processor Sample (219KB)
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Using Solid Framework JobProcessor with Visual Studio 2013 - .NET Sample
- Create a free portal account, download theSolid Framework .NET for Windows SDK and generate a Developer SDK license
- Download the SolidConverter-Jobs Processor Sample (261KB). Navigate to where you have saved the sample and open the SolidConverter.sln project.
- Add SolidFramework.dll as a reference to the project.
- To build this sample as x64 (64-bit) only - download the x64 (64-bit) SolidFramework.dll or choose x64 in Solution Platforms with AnyCPU (x86 and x64) SolidFramework.dll.
- Right click on the project and choose Rebuild.
- Hit F5to run the project.
- When the form loads, click on the large "Question Mark" then select Unlock.
- Enter in your license details from your Soild Framework license. Then you are able to use the sample to convert PDF files. NOTE if you don't unlock the product it will fail with a invalid license error.: