PDF to CSV using Java

The Java SDK for extracting data from PDF documents to the CSV files.

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PDF to CSV features

Extract tables from textual and scanned PDF documents to comma-separated values CSV files. The Java library identifies bordered and border-less tabular structures within pdf documents and extracts these tables to a list of CSV formatted files.

ConvertAPI Java library install

ConvertAPI provides a Java SDK that allows you to perform a PDF to CSV conversion with just a few lines of code. Convert PDF to CSV documents using Java programming language with no effort at all!

# Add the following dependency to your pom.xml:
<dependency>
   <groupId>com.convertapi.client</groupId>
   <artifactId>convertapi</artifactId>
   <version>2.10</version>
</dependency>

Authenticate your Java library

You can obtain your secret key by signing up for a free account. Once you sign up, you'll receive 250 free conversions instantly! Grab your authentication secret from the account dashboard, and authenticate the ConvertAPI Java library like this:

# get your secret key here: https://www.convertapi.com/a/auth
use \ConvertApi\ConvertApi;
ConvertApi::setApiSecret('your-api-secret');

Convert PDF to CSV using Java in no time!

Once you have your authentication in place, simply copy-paste this pdf to csv conversion code snippet into your Java project:

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI JavaScript Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-js

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Node.js Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-nodejs

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI PHP Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-php

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Java Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-java

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI C# Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-dotnet

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Ruby Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-ruby

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Python Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-python

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Go Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-go

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

<!-- For conversions with the multiple file result please refer to this example: https://repl.it/@ConvertAPI/HTML-Form-with-multiple-file-result -->

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You can try out advanced conversion parameters and test the conversion result online using our interactive demo tool. This tool will produce the same conversion output as if you were using the library from your solution, and it will auto-generate the code snippet for you!

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Conversion parameters

Password String

Sets the password to open protected documents.

PageRange String

Set page range. Example 1-10 or 1,2,5.

Delimiter String

Set fields separator.

EnableOcr Collection

Enable optical character recognition(OCR). Set the property to ALL to perform OCR on all pages and Scanned to perform OCR on scanned pages if PDF contains mixed pages - text and image pages.

Values:   Scanned All None

OcrLanguage Collection

Set the OCR language. Ask support to add your language if missing.

Values:   ca da nl de es en he pl pt ru sv tr lt

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