Arabic text getting reversed Groupdocs Parser 19.5

Hello all,

I have a pdf with arabic text (here)

now I want to extract the text from the pdf using groupdocs.parser V(19.5)

the pdf is stored in my database as a byte[], below is my code for parsing the pdf with arabic text and storing the text in my database.

StringBuilder strTextData = new StringBuilder();
System.IO.MemoryStream mTestStream = new MemoryStream(fileBytes);
	strTextData.Append((ExtractTextAll(mTestStream, false) ?? "").Trim();

private string ExtractTextAll(MemoryStream stream, bool formatted)
    stream.Seek(0, SeekOrigin.Begin);
    GroupDocs.Parser.ExtractorFactory factory = new GroupDocs.Parser.ExtractorFactory();
    GroupDocs.Parser.Extractors.Text.TextExtractor extractor = formatted
        ? factory.CreateFormattedTextExtractor(stream)
        : factory.CreateTextExtractor(stream);
    if (extractor == null)
        return null;
        return extractor.ExtractAll();

using (SqlConnection conn = new SqlConnection(Program.GetConnectionString()))
    string QUERY = @"UPDATE [dbo].[FileTextData] SET [TextData]=@TextData, [ModifiedDateTime]=GETDATE() WHERE FileVersionId=@FileVersionId AND [PageIndex]=0
						IF @@ROWCOUNT <= 0
							INSERT INTO [dbo].[FileTextData] ([FileVersionId], [PageIndex], [TextData], [CreatedDateTime], [ModifiedDateTime])
							VALUES(@FileVersionId, 0, @TextData, GETDATE(), GETDATE())
						UPDATE [dbo].[FileVersion] SET IsTextDataExtracted='Y' WHERE Id=@FileVersionId
    using (SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand(QUERY, conn))
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@FileVersionId", SqlDbType.BigInt, 0).Value = fileVersionId;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@TextData", SqlDbType.NVarChar, -1).Value = strTextData.ToString();
        WriteToLog("Updating database ...");
        WriteToLog("Updating database Completed...");

but the problem is arabic text is stored in my database in a reverse order,

for e.g (دائرة بلدية أبوظضبي) this text is converted into (يبضظوبأ ةيدلب ةرئاد) text and I have to use this website whenever I want to search content of my pdf’s.

how can I fix this?

NOTE: If I download the pdf or view the pdf(using groupdocs viewer) from my db(byte[]) like below

return File(fileBytes, System.Net.Mime.MediaTypeNames.Application.Octet, Path.GetFileName(data.FileName));//for downloading

the text in the pdf is appearing correctly.

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  Issue ID(s): PARSERNET-1986

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hello, I am still unable to get any response on this.


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