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

krammark

2007-10-05

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so , how we read the data from pdf ?
i mean , can we read them line by line from the specific pages ?

thanks buddy.


Bruno Lowagie (iText) wrote:
>
> 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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