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Extract data from table in PDF file

We are trying to extract data from cells in pdf file.
Apparently, we can reach all the tables and the rows but we have always in textFragment the headers of the table .

We tried with the versions 17.3 and 17.10.

Here is the code we are using,

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Aspose.Pdf;

namespace ConsoleApplication1
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            var doc = new Aspose.Pdf.Document("C:/temp/OVL_20170601_S70582032.pdf");
            var absorber = new Aspose.Pdf.Text.TableAbsorber();
            long cpt = 0;

            Aspose.Pdf.License license = new Aspose.Pdf.License();
            foreach (Aspose.Pdf.Page page in doc.Pages)
                for (int idTable = 0; idTable < absorber.TableList.Count; idTable++)
                    Aspose.Pdf.Text.AbsorbedTable table = absorber.TableList[idTable];

                    for (int idRow = 0; idRow < table.RowList.Count; idRow++)
                    //foreach (AbsorbedRow row in table.RowList)
                        Aspose.Pdf.Text.AbsorbedRow row = table.RowList[idRow];

                       foreach (Aspose.Pdf.Text.AbsorbedCell cell in row.CellList)
                            foreach (Aspose.Pdf.Text.TextFragment text in cell.TextFragments)
                                cpt = cpt + 1;
                                Console.WriteLine(cpt.ToString() + " - " + text.Text);




And I also attach the pdf file to this topic.

OVL_20170601_S70582032.pdf (390.2 KB)

thank you


We managed to replicate the problem of not being able to retrieve the content of non-header rows. It has been logged under the ticket ID PDFNET-43532 in our bug tracking system. We have linked your post to this ticket and will keep you informed regarding any available updates.

We have found in the code that you are applying license after loading source PDF into the Document class instance. We recommend our clients to apply license before calling any feature of the Aspose.Pdf API.

The issues you have found earlier (filed as PDFNET-43532) have been fixed in Aspose.PDF for .NET 20.3.