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Resolver I
Resolver I

Extracting Attachments from PDF Documents

Hey all,


Question...not sure if this is possible, but I have a flow set up to download attachments from a shared mailbox and save them to folders in sharepoint based on the name of the attachment. These attachments are PDF documents. Within each PDF is also an attachment which is a CSV file. Is there anyway to read/parse the pdf contents to save this attachment as a CSV/excel file?



Resolver II
Resolver II

One option might be to use the Premium connector action from Cloudmersive Document Conversion called "Convert PDF Document to Text (txt) (Preview)". I have been able to use this to extract text from PDFs.


Documentation is at


Cloudmersive has some really nice stuff available!

Super User
Super User

Docparser is really good for this sort of thing also.

Resolver I
Resolver I

Are there any possible solutions that do not involve premium connectors? Implementing a premium connector would require getting past lots of red tape.

New Member

I have a similar issue.  I am able to fill in a PDF form and "submit" it which automatically saves it to a SharePoint library with relevant metadata.  How can I automatically extract any attached documents within the PDF to the folder using powerautomate.


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