[R-meta] Importing Correlations from PDF to table format
jepu@to @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Fri Feb 25 19:58:06 CET 2022
The pdftools package might be helpful:
It has very low-level utilities for extracting text from pdf. You'd still
have to do some data clean-up to get the correlations into the form needed
The tabulizer package is meant to provide tools customized for working with
But it requires Java and it appears to be archived on CRAN. I'm not sure
what its development status is. Caveat emptor, I guess.
On Fri, Feb 25, 2022 at 12:20 PM Kiet Huynh <kietduchuynh using gmail.com> wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to automate in R (or any
> software) the process of importing correlation values from PDF to usable
> data in a table format that can be used in meta-analysis? My process has
> been to copy the correlations manually one-by-one from the PDF to excel
> (which takes a lifetime!), and then import the excel data into R. I'm sure
> there must be a better, faster, and less error-prone way to do this.
> Thank you,
> Kiet D. Huynh, Ph.D.
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