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Tabula: Extract Tables from PDFs

Tabula: Extract Tables from PDFs
Why Tabula? If you’ve ever tried to do anything with data provided to you in PDFs, you know how painful this is — you can’t easily copy-and-paste rows of data out of PDF files. Tabula allows you to extract that data in CSV format, through a simple interface. And now you can download Tabula and run it on your own computer, like you would with OpenRefine. Download and install Tabula Note: You’ll need a copy of Java installed.

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