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Dil21
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How to Extract text from PDF file by folder?

Hi Team, 

 

I am pretty new to this power automation world. 

I would like to know is there a way I can extract the text form multiple pdf files by loop. 

like ;- 
making a call get a all the pdf from one folder and extract the text from those pdf files one by one. 

I am trying to build a RPA for our outbound orders team. 

 

> we receive multiple orders in pdf format form our customers 

> then we copy paste around 10 fields from these pdf files to existing excel sheet one by one. 

 

Is there a why i Can automate this by power automation. 

 

Thank you

  

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manuelstgomes
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HI @Dil21 

 

Depending of the type of the PDF you need to use OCR.

 

I found a tutorial in how to use it in Power Automate Desktop.

https://www.flexmind.co/blog/how-to-use-ocr-in-power-automate-desktop/

 

Can you please check if and let me know if you have any questions?

 

Cheers
Manuel

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