Access the data of a PDF file

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Access the data of a PDF file

Post by aparnajha » Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:43 pm

Hi,

Can we access and validate the data present in a PDF file? I have a PDF file in which data is in a tabular form and I want to access it in the same way so that I could validate the data present under a particular column or row. Please let me know if there is a way to achieve this.

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Aparna Jha

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Re: Access the data of a PDF file

Post by odklizec » Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:30 am

Hi,

While it's generally possible to access data in PDF file (if the file has enabled accessibility and if automation is done via Adobe Reader), I seriously doubt you will be able to access the table data via cell and columns addressing. This is, sadly, not possible. Could you please share the PDF file you want to validate? Thanks.
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