[ddj] PDF to Excel (or Numbers, or Google Spreadsheet)
tommybirchkaas at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 10:50:12 UTC 2012
What works depends a lot on the quality of the pdf.
I have had some luck with: www.cometdocs.com
I also have the free xpdf on my computer – you have to run it from the
(An old manual from IRE: *http://tinyurl.com/8e5sfs7)*
If the pdf file is created be scanning a page and saving it as a “picture”,
none of these tools will do. Then you must use an OCR application. There
are a number of tools. I have had most luck with ABBYY FineReader. It
costs, but it’s possible to download a free trial version:
2012/8/27 Diana Assennato Botello <lamajavestida at gmail.com>
> Hey guys, yesterday I needed a good converter from PDF to Google
> I tried this online free service <http://pdftoexcelonline.com/> to create
> an xls.
> The conversion was not that bad, but I was wondering if you guys have any
> recommendation for a newbie.
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