Extract formatted text from document

GroupDocs.Parser provides the functionality to extract formatted text from documents by the GetFormattedText(FormattedTextOptions) method:

TextReader GetFormattedText(FormattedTextOptions options);

Methods return an instance of TextReader class with the extracted text. FormattedTextOptions has the following constructor:

FormattedTextOptions(FormattedTextMode mode);

FormattedTextMode enumeration has the following members:

HtmlHTML format.
MarkdownMarkdown format.
PlainTextPlain text format.

Here are the steps to extract a HTML formatted text from the document:

The following example shows how to extract a document text as HTML text:

// Create an instance of Parser class
using (Parser parser = new Parser(filePath))
    // Extract a formatted text into the reader
    using (TextReader reader = parser.GetFormattedText(new FormattedTextOptions(FormattedTextMode.Html)))
        // Print a formatted text from the document
        // If formatted text extraction isn't supported, a reader is null
        Console.WriteLine(reader == null ? "Formatted text extraction isn't supported" : reader.ReadToEnd());

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