ReadPDF reads text, signatures and form data from Pdf documents.
All passwords entered into this function’s properties will be visible in plain text in the Linx solution file and in the compiled .Net assembly.
Path to the PDF file to read.
Pdf files can be protected using a password or a certificate, this field indicates which type of authentication to attempt when loading the PDF.
The document is unprotected and can be opened immediately.
The document is protected by a password.
The document is protected by a certificate.
Password required to access the PDF file. (Visible when using "Password" authentication type.)
Source to load the certificate from. (Visible when using "Certificate" authentication type.)
Load a certificate from a .pfx file.
Load a certificate from the windows certificate store.
Certificate file path
Path to a .pfx file containing a certificate. (Visible when using "File" as the certificate source.)
Certificate file password (Optional)
The password required to open the .pfx file. (Visible when using "File" as the certificate source.)
Certificate loaded from the windows certificate store. (Visible when using "Store" as the certificate source.)
Reads the document text, and returns it an output parameter named "Text".
Controls how the document text is split. (Visible when "Read text" is checked.)
Text is never split, all text in the document is returned as a single string value.
Text is split per page, and returned in a list or strings with one entry per page.
Read form data
Reads any form data preset in the document.
Return form data as
Controls how the form data is returned.
- Custom type
Form data is used to populate an existing custom type.
- Infer type from a sample PDF
Return type is constructed based on a sample PDF document.
Form data is returned as a list of entries.
- Custom type
Form data type
The type used to hold the document’s form data. (Visible when returning form data as a custom type.)
A sample PDF containing the empty form.
Reads any signatures present in the document.
The document text. Either a list or a string depending on the value of "Split text" property.
Contents of the document form. Either an object or a list of values depending on the value of "Read form data as".
The signatures present in the document.
True if the document contains one or more signatures.
The most recent signature in the document.
Name of the person who placed the signature.
Location where the document was signed.
Reason for signing.
Date of signing
True if the signed revision has not been altered.
The revision number signed.
No further revisions have been made since signing.