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rishi reddy
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Joined: Jun 06, 2006
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hi,

i have information in the pdf files as well as word document. now i need to convert this pdf file/word document information into full text file.

could any one let me know how to do this?

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Scott Selikoff
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You need to use a library jar to convert it. There are some free ones available like iText and others that are commercial. Google would be the best, just search "java pdf library"


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Ulf Dittmer
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The AccessingFileFormats wiki page has a bunch of information on the subject. Look into Jakarta POI for converting DOC to text, and JPedal or PDFTextStream for extracting text from PDFs.

By the way, you should make the topic of your posts more descriptive - "guidance" conveys nothing.
[ June 16, 2006: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]

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