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Extract Text From PDF Action

Description:

This Action extracts the text from a PDF file.

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Properties:

PDF File:

Enter or choose the PDF file, whose text will be extracted. It can be a file path, a variable containing a file or a text path.

Page(s) To Extract:

Choose how many pages will be extracted. All, Single or Range of pages.

Single Page Number:

Set the number of the single page that text will be extracted.

From Page Number:

Set the first page number from the range of pages that text will be extracted

To Page Number:

Set the last page number from the range of pages that text will be extracted

Store Extracted Text into:

Enter a name to be the variable that will store the extracted text.

Use Password:

Choose whether you want to use a password (for PDFs that are password protected).

Enter PDF Password:  

If you choose 'directly', the password entered in the Password field will be hidden. If you choose 'as variable' you must enter a Variable containing the password and the '%' character will be treated as an indicator of a Variable, not part of the password.

Password:

Enter the Password here. The password will be hidden.

Password:

Enter a Variable containing the password here.