Advanced search for Barcode signatures

GroupDocs.Signature provides BarcodeSearchOptions class to specify different options to search for Barcode Signatures.

Here are the steps to search for barcode signatures within the document with GroupDocs.Signature:

This example shows how to make advanced search for Barcode signature in the document with enabled options to grab barcode electronic signature context.

using (Signature signature = new Signature("sample.pdf"))
    BarcodeSearchOptions options = new BarcodeSearchOptions()
        // specify special pages to search on
        AllPages = false,
        // single page number
        PageNumber = 1,
        // setup extended search in pages setup
        PagesSetup = new PagesSetup() { FirstPage = true, LastPage = true, OddPages = false, EvenPages = false },
        // specify special barcode type to search
        EncodeType = BarcodeTypes.Code39Standard,
        // specify text match type
        MatchType = TextMatchType.Contains,
        // specify text pattern to search
        Text = "12345678",
        // set field for barcode images returning
        ReturnContent = true,
        // specify type of returned barcode images
        ReturnContentType = FileType.PNG
    // search for signatures in document
    List<BarcodeSignature> signatures = signature.Search<BarcodeSignature>(options);
    Console.WriteLine("\nSource document contains following signatures.");
    foreach (var barcodeSignature in signatures)
        Console.WriteLine("Barcode signature found at page {0} with type {1} and text {2}", barcodeSignature.PageNumber, barcodeSignature.EncodeType, barcodeSignature.Text);
        Console.WriteLine("Barcode signature size {0} and format {1}", barcodeSignature.Content?.Length, barcodeSignature.Format);
        Console.WriteLine($"Location at {barcodeSignature.Left}-{barcodeSignature.Top}. Size is {barcodeSignature.Width}x{barcodeSignature.Height}.");
    //Save Barcode images
    string outputPath = Path.Combine(Constants.OutputPath, "SearchForBarcodeAdvanced");
    if (!Directory.Exists(outputPath))
    int i = 0;
    foreach (BarcodeSignature barcodeSignature in signatures)
        if (barcodeSignature.Content != null)
            string outputFilePath = Path.Combine(outputPath, $"image{i}{barcodeSignature.Format?.Extension}");
            using (FileStream fs = new FileStream(outputFilePath, FileMode.Create))
                fs.Write(barcodeSignature.Content, 0, barcodeSignature.Content.Length);

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GitHub Examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

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