ADDING PDF SUPPORT TO JAVA
JPedal is written in 100% Java and does not need additional platform-specific native libraries to be installed. If it runs Java 8 or above, it runs JPedal.
Extract Text in the Java PDF Viewer
The JPedal Java PDF Viewer includes built-in tools to allow you to select and extract text on the page.
Extract Text From PDF Files Automatically In Your Java Code
Text can also be extracted programmatically. Documentation showing you how to do this can be found here.
JPedal provides several options for extracting text from PDF files. It can:
- Extract structured content (if present)
- Extract text from any rectangular area
- Generate a list of words on the PDF page
- Extract the PDF outline tree from a PDF file (if present)