pdfplumber | detailed information about each char rectangle line | Document Editor library

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kandi X-RAY | pdfplumber Summary

kandi X-RAY | pdfplumber Summary

pdfplumber is a Python library typically used in Editor, Document Editor, Nodejs applications. pdfplumber has no bugs, it has no vulnerabilities, it has build file available, it has a Permissive License and it has medium support. You can install using 'pip install pdfplumber' or download it from GitHub, PyPI.

Plumb a PDF for detailed information about each text character, rectangle, and line. Plus: Table extraction and visual debugging. Works best on machine-generated, rather than scanned, PDFs. Built on pdfminer.six. Currently tested on Python 3.6, 3.7, and 3.8. To report a bug or request a feature, please file an issue. To ask a question or request assistance with a specific PDF, please use the discussions forum.

            kandi-support Support

              pdfplumber has a medium active ecosystem.
              It has 3957 star(s) with 501 fork(s). There are 84 watchers for this library.
              There were 3 major release(s) in the last 6 months.
              There are 30 open issues and 418 have been closed. On average issues are closed in 124 days. There are 2 open pull requests and 0 closed requests.
              It has a neutral sentiment in the developer community.
              The latest version of pdfplumber is 0.11.1

            kandi-Quality Quality

              pdfplumber has 0 bugs and 0 code smells.

            kandi-Security Security

              pdfplumber has no vulnerabilities reported, and its dependent libraries have no vulnerabilities reported.
              pdfplumber code analysis shows 0 unresolved vulnerabilities.
              There are 0 security hotspots that need review.

            kandi-License License

              pdfplumber is licensed under the MIT License. This license is Permissive.
              Permissive licenses have the least restrictions, and you can use them in most projects.

            kandi-Reuse Reuse

              pdfplumber releases are available to install and integrate.
              Deployable package is available in PyPI.
              Build file is available. You can build the component from source.
              Installation instructions are not available. Examples and code snippets are available.
              pdfplumber saves you 1189 person hours of effort in developing the same functionality from scratch.
              It has 2994 lines of code, 285 functions and 22 files.
              It has high code complexity. Code complexity directly impacts maintainability of the code.

            Top functions reviewed by kandi - BETA

            kandi has reviewed pdfplumber and discovered the below as its top functions. This is intended to give you an instant insight into pdfplumber implemented functionality, and help decide if they suit your requirements.
            • Calculates the distance between each word in the word_tuples
            • Cluster xs using key_fn
            • Given a list of values return a dictionary mapping each value to the cluster
            • Cluster a list of xs
            • Get a page image from a stream
            • Opens a PDF file
            • Close the stream
            • Serialize the pages to a CSV file
            • Serialize obj
            • Search the text layout
            • Extract text
            • List of rects in this rectangle
            • Crop list of objects to bbox
            • Returns the list of objects that intersect the given bbox
            • Serialize a dictionary
            • List of objects
            • Return a new filtered filtered page
            • Returns a TableFinder instance
            • Decodes a list of PSL values
            • Serialize the object to a JSON string
            • Returns a list of objects that intersect the given bbox
            • Extract rows from the table
            • List of annotations
            • Parse command line arguments
            • Search the layout
            • Test whether the bounding box is within the parent page
            Get all kandi verified functions for this library.

            pdfplumber Key Features

            No Key Features are available at this moment for pdfplumber.

            pdfplumber Examples and Code Snippets

            copy iconCopy
            ./im_ocr.sh /files/image_pdfs/russia_findings.pdf pdf
            ./im_ocr.sh /files/image_pdfs/russia_findings.pdf txt
            convert -resize 400% -density 450 -brightness-contrast 5x0 Walker16.tiff -set colorspace Gray -separate -average -depth 8 -strip Walker16_en  
            Python multi-line regex
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            (?P\d{2}/\d{2})\s+(?P\w[\w ]*)(?P\$[\d.,]*)\s{2}(?P\d[\d.,]*)\s.*(?P(?:\n(?!\d+\/\d|continued\b|Page\s+\d).*)*)
            import re
            pattern = r"(?P\d{2}/\d{2})\s+(?P\w[\w ]*)(?P\$[\d.,]*)\s{2}(?P\d[\d.,]*)\s.*(?P(?:\n(?!\d+
            Data hide automatically when converting text to DataFrame in Python
            Pythondot img3Lines of Code : 3dot img3License : Strong Copyleft (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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            ds = pd.DataFrame(text.split('\n'))
            pdfminer: extract only text according to font size
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            import pdfplumber
            def get_filtered_text(file_to_parse: str) -> str:
                with pdfplumber.open(file_to_parse) as pdf: 
                    text = pdf.pages[0]
                    clean_text = text.filter(lambda obj: not (obj["object_type"] == "char" and obj["si
            how to do complex pdf extraction with regex
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            ^(\w+ Prize[-\s]Rs\s*):(\d+)/-(?:\s*\d+\))?\s*(.*(?:\n(?!\w+ Prize\b).*)*)
            (?:[A-Z]{2} \d{6}(?!\d)|(?
            import re
            import pdfplumber
            import json
            pattern = r"^(\w+ Prize[-\s]Rs\s*):(\d+)/-(?:\s
            scraping pdf files multiple pages from url
            Pythondot img6Lines of Code : 12dot img6License : Strong Copyleft (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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            import pdfplumber
            import pandas as pd
            pdf = pdfplumber.open('file.pdf')
            page = pdf.pages[0]
            table = page.extract_table(
                dict(vertical_strategy="text", keep_blank_chars=True)
            df = pd.DataFrame(table)
            How to extract Bold text from pdf using python?
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            import pdfplumber
            import re
            demo = []
            with pdfplumber.open('HCSC IL Inpatient_Outpatient Unbundling Policy- Facility.pdf') as pdf: 
                for i in range(0, 50):
                        text = pdf.pages[i]  
                        clean_text = text.fil
            How to extract Bold text from pdf using python?
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            import pdfplumber
            with pdfplumber.open('test.pdf') as pdf: 
                text = pdf.pages[0]
                clean_text = text.filter(lambda obj: obj["object_type"] == "char" and "Bold" in obj["fontname"])
            How to convert Web PDF to Text
            Pythondot img9Lines of Code : 17dot img9License : Strong Copyleft (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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            from urllib.request import urlopen
            import pdfplumber
            url = 'https://archives.nseindia.com/corporate/ICRA_26012022091856_BSER3026012022.pdf'
            response = urlopen(url)
            file = open("img.pdf", 'wb')
            How can i extract text from a PDF with python?
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            import pdfplumber
            with pdfplumber.open(r'D:\document.pdf') as pdf:
                first_page = pdf.pages[0]

            Community Discussions


            Python multi-line regex
            Asked 2022-Apr-10 at 14:56

            I am using pdfplumber.page.extract_text() to extract text from bank statements. The text seems to get extracted correctly but I am having trouble with the regex expression to extract the date, type, description and amount. but I cant figure out a clean way to capture multi-line descriptions. I would like to have the description text in the gold boxes grouped with the description text in the line before the gold box.

            Regex Pattern

            re.findall(r'(\d{2}\/\d{2})\s*([\w ]*)([$\d.,]*)(\s{2})([$\d.,]*).*\s(?=\w*)', text)

            Regex Description ...


            Answered 2022-Apr-10 at 14:56

            You can add the description of the following lines (that for example do not start with a date or 'continued" or Page and a digit) to the description that you already have.

            In your pattern you use [\w ]* but that can also only match spaces. If there should be at least a word character you can use \w[\w ]*

            You can also omit the capture group in this part (\s{2}) as it will return an entry with spaces only.

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/71812089


            how to do complex pdf extraction with regex
            Asked 2022-Mar-20 at 21:10

            I have a PDF file which contains Lottery Tickets winners, i want to extract all win tickets according to their prizes.

            PDF file

            i tried this:



            Answered 2022-Mar-20 at 21:10

            You could first get all the full parts from all the pages in capture groups.

            Then you can after process the 3rd capture group to get the separate "tickets" and in a loop create the wanted data structure.

            For the first separate groups, you can use a pattern that matches the start of every prize section, and captures all values until the next prize section.

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/71542733


            Pdfplumber misses first column and last row for all tables within a schematic
            Asked 2021-Dec-03 at 11:24

            I am new to pdfplumber, and I have fallen amazed under how it extracts text from tables.

            Its easy to work for all-page tables, but in my case, I am using some topological schematics with somes tables inside.

            It fails to extract the first column and the last row of every table in document. I have tried to tweak several configuration parameters in table_settings variable, unluckily I haven't been able to achieve any better result (in my case, the rest of texts in the schematic is considered as a table in case I use "text" instead of "lines").

            Any help with this? I am using Python 3.9.8 and the pdf for testing can be found in: schematic.pdf

            The source code is next:



            Answered 2021-Dec-03 at 11:24

            Some of the edges in the PDF appear as lines but are not exactly what pdfplumber treats as lines and for such cases, all the curves and edges can be explicitly treated as lines. Using the following table settings worked for this case

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/70059826


            pdfplumber | Extract text from dynamic column layouts
            Asked 2021-Dec-01 at 16:03

            Attempted Solution at bottom of post.

            I have near-working code that extracts the sentence containing a phrase, across multiple lines.

            However, some pages have columns. So respective outputs are incorrect; where separate texts are wrongly merged together as a bad sentence.

            This problem has been addressed in the following posts:


            How do I "if-condition" whether there are columns?

            • Pages may not have columns,
            • Pages may have more than 2 columns.
            • Pages may also have headers and footers (that can be left out).

            Example .pdf with dynamic text layout: PDF (pg. 2).

            Jupyter Notebook:



            Answered 2021-Dec-01 at 16:01

            This answer enables you to scrape text, in the intended order.

            Towards Data Science article PDF Text Extraction in Python:

            Compared with PyPDF2, PDFMiner’s scope is much more limited, it really focuses only on extracting the text from the source information of a pdf file.

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/70170544


            Scraping a sentence across many lines | Recursive error unresolved
            Asked 2021-Nov-30 at 10:04

            Goal: if pdf line contains sub-string, then copy entire sentence (across multiple lines).

            I am able to print() the line the phrase appears in.

            Now, once I find this line, I want to go back iterations, until I find a sentence terminator: . ! ?, from the previous sentence, and iterate forward again until the next sentence terminator.

            This is so as I can print() the entire sentence the phrase belongs in.

            However, I have a Recursive Error with scrape_sentence() getting stuck infinitely running.

            Jupyter Notebook:



            Answered 2021-Nov-30 at 10:04

            I solved this problem here by removing any recursion from scrape_sentence().

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/70156439


            How to extract all arrays in a pdf?
            Asked 2021-Nov-18 at 14:01

            Is there a way to extract data from every arrays in a pdf using python?

            I've tested tabula, camelot, pdfplumber but none can extract everything or correctly.

            An example:

            I would like to work on these using matrix, dataframe, ...

            Should I opt for OCR for better recognition ?

            EDIT :

            I am trying to retrieve this table from a pdf using tabula-py.

            My script :



            Answered 2021-Nov-18 at 14:01

            In my opinion, Camelot gets a good result using stream flavor.

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/69947269


            Python - inserting header into a csv
            Asked 2021-Nov-11 at 15:44

            I'm developing a script that extracts text from all pdf files in a directory via a loop and inserts them into individual cells of a csv file. I can successfully write the output into the cells. However, I need the csv file to contain the header "text" for merging with another csv. Thus far my attempts to insert that header with csv_writer are running into difficulties.

            For example, the code below successfully extracts and inserts the text from pdfs, but writes a new header for every file extracted:



            Answered 2021-Nov-11 at 15:44

            You could open the csv first, insert your header, then iterate through your PDFs:

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/69930773


            Python & Pandas: combining multiple rows into single cell
            Asked 2021-Nov-10 at 15:54

            I'm writing a script that extracts text from a pdf file and inserts it as a string into a single csv row. Using pdfplumbr I can successfully extract the text, with each page's text inserted into the csv as an individual row. However, I'm struggling to figure out how to combine those rows into a single cell. I'm attempting Pandas pd.concat function to combine them, but so far without success.

            Here's my code:



            Answered 2021-Nov-10 at 15:54

            You would just need to store the text from each page in a list and combine it all at the end. For example:

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/69913845


            How to count the number of words from a list from a text extract in a pdf using Python?
            Asked 2021-Oct-09 at 03:22

            I am trying to count a serie of words extract from a PDF but I get only 0 and it is not correct.



            Answered 2021-Oct-08 at 09:53


            How to complete for loop with pdfplumber?
            Asked 2021-Sep-27 at 09:58

            I was following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTz3VZmNPSE&list=PLxEus0qxF0wciRWRHIRck51EJRiQyiwZT&index=16

            when the code has returned my this error.


            I need to scrape a pdf that looks like this (I wanted to attach the pdf but I do not know how):



            Answered 2021-Sep-27 at 09:58

            You have reassigned line, here:

            Source https://stackoverflow.com/questions/69328875

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            Install pdfplumber

            You can install using 'pip install pdfplumber' or download it from GitHub, PyPI.
            You can use pdfplumber like any standard Python library. You will need to make sure that you have a development environment consisting of a Python distribution including header files, a compiler, pip, and git installed. Make sure that your pip, setuptools, and wheel are up to date. When using pip it is generally recommended to install packages in a virtual environment to avoid changes to the system.


            If you're using pdfplumber on a Debian-based system and encounter a PolicyError, you may be able to fix it by changing the following line in /etc/ImageMagick-6/policy.xml from this:. (More details about policy.xml available here.).
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