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Re: [iText-questions] u guys konw how to read the data from pdf
using java itext ?

Bruno

2007-10-05

Replies:

krammark wrote:
> hey gusy,
>  do u guys have a idea how to read the data from pdf pages using itext ?
> basically, i want to read the data from table and write them into excel
> files.
> is that possible ?

There is no such thing as 'a table' in plain PDF.
It's just lines and words painted on a canvas,
possible in an arbitrary order.

Unless your tables cells are form fields, or your
PDF contains specific table structures (Tagged PDF),
iText probably won't help you.

br,
Bruno

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