This article will act as a guide to show you how to extract Portuguese text from scanned PDF to Excel file. You may want to ask which application you can use and which kind of method you should take to fulfill the conversion.
Which application you can use?
You are strongly recommended to use the the application VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter which is able to convert six kinds of languages’ scanned PDF to Excel file easily because it is an OCR embedded application. If you want to use this application, you need to download it from its homepage which also supplies five kinds of licenses. So when you want to buy the application, you can choose any one according to your needs.
How to make the conversion by this application?
1. The first step is to open the application. You can double click the application icon which can be created in the installation procedure. You can also right click the icon and click “Open” option in dropdown list. If you want to use other way, please click “Start”—“All Programs”—“VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter v2.0”—“VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter v2.0”. Please see the main interface of PDF to Excel OCR Converter in Figure 1.
2. The second step is to set parameters for the target file. In top right dropdown list, you need to choose the sixth option “OCR PDF File (s)”. In “Output Options” group box, please select one layout format for the target file. In “Output Formats” group box, you can choose either “XLS” or “XLSX” format for the target file. In “Page Range” group box, you are able to convert all pages or several pages input PDF to Excel file.
3.The third step is to add Portuguese file into the application. Please click “Add PDF File (s)” button to open file picker window which allows you to find the document you want to use from the disk of your computer. You can use the easiest way—directly dragging the file and dropping it into the file list.
4. The last step is to click “Convert” button to open “Save as” dialog box in which you can specify the location and input the name for the target file. Then please click “Save” button to run the conversion from scanned PDF to Excel file. Just see “Save as” dialog box in Figure 2.