[R] Help for pdf conversion

Thomas Subia t@ub|@ @end|ng |rom |mgprec|@|on@com
Sat Nov 2 00:14:14 CET 2019


That works well! 
Thanks again for your help!

Thomas Subia

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Lemon <drjimlemon using gmail.com> 
Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:14 PM
To: Thomas Subia <tsubia using imgprecision.com>
Cc: r-help using r-project.org
Subject: Re: [R] Help for pdf conversion

Hi Thomas,
Perhaps you should be doing something like writeLines(txt[1],...) or just:



On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 4:48 PM Thomas Subia <tsubia using imgprecision.com> wrote:
> Colleagues,
> I'm trying to convert a pdf to a text file with the following code.
> # pdf to excel
> library(pdftools) # pdf to excel library # set working directory
> setwd("C:/Users")
> # input pdf
> txt <- pdf_text("C:/Users/10619.pdf")
> cat(txt[1])
> write.table(cat(txt[1]),file="10619.txt",sep= "\t",row.names 
> =TRUE,col.names =FALSE)
> When I examine the contents of cat(txt[1]) on the console, everything I need is displayed in the format I need.
> However when I execute write.table(cat(txt[1]),file="10619.txt",sep= "\t",row.names =TRUE,col.names =FALSE) and examine the output, my output does not match cat(txt[1]).
> I suspect that sep= "\t",row.names =TRUE,col.names =FALSE) might be the error.
> How can one output the contents of cat(txt[1]) and retain its format?
> Thomas Subia
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