Render PDF to CSV in C++ Applications

Convert PDF to CSV in native C++ applications without requiring Microsoft® Excel or Adobe® Acrobat Reader

 

Converting PDF to CSV in C++ via Aspose.Total for C++ file format automation libraries is a simple two step process. In the first step, you can export PDF to XLSX by using Aspose.PDF for C++ , After that, by using Aspose.Cells for C++ Spreadsheet Programming API, you can convert XLSX to CSV.

C++ API to Convert PDF to CSV

  1. Open PDF file using Document class reference
  2. Convert PDF to XLSX by using Save member function
  3. Load XLSX document by using IWorkbook class reference
  4. Save the document to CSV format using Save member function

Get Started with C++ File Format APIs

Install from command line as nuget install Aspose.Total.Cpp or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with Install-Package Aspose.Total.Cpp.

Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .

Get or Set PDF File Information via C++

Aspose.PDF for C++ also allows you to get information about your PDF document and lets you take informed decisions before your conversion process. In order to get file specific information of a PDF file, you first need to call the get_Info() method of Document class. Once the DocumentInfo object is retrieved, you can get the values of the individual properties. Furthermore, you can also set the properties by using respective methods of DocumentInfo class.

Save CSV File Format to Stream via C++

Aspose.Cells for C++ allows saving CSV file format to stream. To save files to a stream, create a MemoryStream or FileStream object and save the file to that stream object by calling the IWorkbook object’s Save method. Specify the desired file format using the SaveFormat enumeration when calling the Save method.

Other Conversion Options

PDF TO TXT (Text Document)
PDF TO XLSB (Excel Binary Workbook)
PDF TO XLAM (Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
PDF TO XLSM (Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)
PDF TO ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet)
PDF TO XLT (Excel 97 - 2003 Template)
PDF TO XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
PDF TO SXC (StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)
PDF TO XLTX (Excel Template)
PDF TO FODS (OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)
PDF TO DIF (Data Interchange Format)
PDF TO MD (Markdown Language)

PDF What is PDF File Format?

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a type of document created by Adobe back in 1990s. The purpose of this file format was to introduce a standard for representation of documents and other reference material in a format that is independent of application software, hardware as well as Operating System. PDF files can be opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader/Writer as well in most modern browsers like Chrome, Safari, Firefox via extensions/plug-ins. Most of the commercially available software suites also offer conversion of their documents to PDF file format without the requirement of any additional software component.

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CSV What is CSV File Format?

Files with .csv (Comma Separated Values) extension represent plain text files that contain records of data with comma separated values. Each line in a CSV file is a new record from the set of records contained in the file. Such files are generated when data transfer is intended from one storage system to another. Since all applications can recognize records separated by comma, import of such data files to database is done very conveniently. Almost all spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice Calc can import CSV without much effort. Data imported from such files is arranged in cells of a spreadsheet for representation to user.

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