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Image Data Extraction with Python
Humans understand the image and its content by merely looking at it. Machines do not work the same way. It needs something more tangible, organized to understand, and give output. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is the process, which helps the computer to understand the images. It enables the computer to recognize car plates using a traffic camera. Ocr kicks in to convert handwritten documents into a digital copy. The primary objective is to makes it a [...]
How To Extract Data From Tables in PDF
This article aims to show how to extract data from PDF files including text, image, audio, video using C#. We all know that PDF format became the standard format of document exchanges and PDF documents are suitable for reliable viewing and printing of business documents. Almost all office software like Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, or OpenOffice.org had integrated the PDF format into them and they all had implemented the very useful feature known as “Export to PDF”. [...]
Guide on How to Convert Excel and PDF into Flat Files
You might have come across the name flat-file and wondered what it is and why it is important. Well, a flat file is a file that contains records that do not have a structured interrelationship. It is simply a text file that does not contain any structured characters of processing from application files such as Excel and PDF. A flat file is made up of a single data table. A flat file allows a user [...]
Exporting/Converting Excel to different formats with ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK
Let's say you have an Excel file and you want to convert it to different formats like JSON/PDF/CSV etc. One way is to get data out of it and manually perform saving data to a particular format, you need to make sure you are syntactically correct and follow all format related specifications. Another way to use some third-party libraries for this task. In this article, we’ll be using Bytescout Spreadsheet SDK for the same task. [...]
Data Extraction from PDF Tools: Tabula vs ByteScout PDF Multitool
PDF (Portable Document Format) is a document format independent of the system’s hardware and software and can be opened on any system using designated software. However, unlike Microsoft Word and other word processing software, it is extremely cumbersome to extract desired information such as figures and tables from PDF documents. Special software has been developed which allows users to extract information from PDF documents. Tabula and ByteScout PDF Multitool are two of such software. In [...]
How to Extract a Table in Original Format with PDF Extractor SDK
In the field of data mining, the trickiest part is to automate the software to read tables. In normal extraction, it's just paragraph or image, but when tables are involved one needs to be sure that they can relate data from rows to their respective columns. And complexity raises when the table is spanned across multiple pages. ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK or PDF.co Web API is one of the best solutions available in the market [...]
How to Convert a Scanned PDF into a text PDF Retaining Layouts, Fonts and More with ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK
One of the known problems in data extensive business is to extract data from PDF when PDF is the output of the scanned document. In this article, we'll see how to extract text from scanned pdf using one of ByteScout PDF SDK. ByteScout is an established player known to provide reliable PDF solutions to developers. We'll see through how to convert scanned pdf to text using ByteScout PDF Extractor library. For this program purpose, I [...]
The Awesome ByteScout PDF Extractor Tools (Part 2)
In Part 1 of this multi-tutorial about my fabulous experience as a developer using the Bytescout PDF text Extractor SDK tools I covered several easy but sophisticated tools and showed how to extract images from pdf online as well as how to extract pages from PDFs or extract one page from a PDF. START YOUR FREE TRIAL Now, in Part 2 I want to delve into the more basic nuts and bolts functions and show [...]
The Awesome ByteScout PDF Extractor Tools (Part 1)
Recently I had a challenging project to develop an interface for a mechanical engineer who needed to chart and visualize data from PDF spec sheets on an Excel spreadsheet. Fortunately, I found these great SDK tools from Bytescout which made the technical challenges and coding a breeze and made the whole project fun and easy! In this multi-tutorial, we will explore the rich variety of tools available in Bytescout’s awesome PDF Extractor SDK, and learn [...]