by Sven Ziegler | v0.2.0
Apache PdfBox for NativeScript.
npm i --save nativescript-pdfbox

NativeScript PdfBox android

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Apache Pdfbox for NativeScript. This plugin allows you to extract the text from a PDF file.

Sample Android

The screenshot is based on the sample.pdf included in the demo project.

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The plugin is currently only avaiable for Android.


tns plugin add nativescript-pdfbox


import * as fs from 'tns-core-modules/file-system';
import { PdfBox } from 'nativescript-pdfbox';

const appPath = fs.knownFolders.currentApp().path;
const mySampleFile = appPath + '/sample.pdf';
const removeLineBreaks: boolean = true; // optional, default is false

const pdfbox: PdfBox = new PdfBox();
.getText(mySampleFile, removeLineBreaks)
.then(text => {
this.messageNotRemovedLB = text;
super.notifyPropertyChange('messageNotRemovedLB', text);


Apache License Version 2.0, January 2004