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PDF Form Datum Extractor

PDF Form Datum Extractor can extract data of form PDF and save the extracted data into textual file.

In nowadays paperless office, there are many form documents are in format of PDF. The data in form PDF always need to be processed by other applications, or transmitted between different PDF form data processing applications. PDF Form Datum Extractor can help you extract the form data and save them for future use.

PDF Form Datum Extractor has three different versions, separately, for Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The three version programs are all based on command operation and have the same functions and options. You need not worry about learning the different usages because they are similar.

This article is to tell you how to extract form data of PDF and save them to a text file with the Windows version PDF Form Datum Extractor.

After downloading and unpacking the program, you are ready to use it by a Windows MS-DOS command prompt.

The following is a command line which extracts data of a form PDF and displays them in the command prompt window.

pdftoolbox form.pdf -outformdata

This is a simple command line, and the form data of PDF form.pdf will be displayed after performing the commands.

You can output the extracted data to a text file with this command line,

pdftoolbox form.pdf -outformdata -outfile data.txt

If you want to encode the text in data.txt, you can use option -outformdatautf8 to output the data to data.txt in UTF-8. The commands are,

pdftoolbox form.pdf - outformdatautf8 -outfile data.txt

You can learn other usages of PDF Form Datum Extractor by just inputting the command pdftoolbox without any options and arguments. There are many examples in batch scripts of these options in sub directory of test in the directory of the program.

The Windows version, Mac OS version and Linux version PDF Form Datum Extractor share the same usages of functions.

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