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Gowrisankar

Hello everyone,

I'm working on a task where, a PDF file is opened (in IE browser) when I click a link in a website.

I have to read the first page of the PDF to find particular strings. Can you please share some ideas?

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Gowrisankar
2 hours ago, Danp2 said:

Use InetGet to download the file. Then manipulate it outside of the browser.

@Danp2 Thanks a lot. Is there anyway to convert pdf to notepad without any external softwares? Or is there anyway to read pdf line by line without external softwares?

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Earthshine

this was garbage. delete.

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My resources are limited. You must ask the right questions

 

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Earthshine

QuickPDF UDF this should allow you to get what you need from PDF. You may need commercial license for Adobe or whatever, not sure. I found this with a simple Google search too.

 

 

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My resources are limited. You must ask the right questions

 

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Gowrisankar

@Earthshine Thanks for the information. I will try it out and let you know the results.

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kontzBern

Sry for interrupting, after so much time has passed for this thread, but you ought to use some third-tier online tool to open the file - that's the very way it works for IE so far. I use this one for editing w9 and other fillable pdf forms, but it's paid. If you weren't considering purchase anything for such purpose, there's online Adobe Reader version

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