Re: [R] reading data from a pdf

From: <rambam_at_bigpond.net.au>
Date: Sat 22 Oct 2005 - 20:31:55 EST

> Hi, I'm trying to read data from a PDF file.Is it possible to do it
> with R? Thanks, Marco

If cut and paste to a text file fails, try this:

pdftotext (from the xpdf project)

or

http://pdftohtml.sourceforge.net
pdftohtml is a utility which converts PDF files into HTML and XML formats

In addition, pdftk, the command line pdf toolkit may be useful http://www.accesspdf.com/pdftk/

-- 

Seek simplicity and mistrust it.
Alfred Whitehead

A witty saying proves nothing. 
Voltaire

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