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How to Extract Data from PDF Form

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Is it possible to extract data from PDF form? Oh yes, however difficult it may sound, you can always extract data or information from PDF form when you have the right software. Obtaining data from a PDF form makes it easier to organize and rearrange the data on our computer. In this guide, we will show you how to extract data from PDF form fields.

Part 1A PDF Form Data Extractor You Can't Miss

PDFelement is built with data extraction functionality that allows you extract data from a single and multiple PDF forms with one click. Moreover, with PDFelement you will be able to create PDF forms, edit PDF forms, import data into PDF forms and also sign them with electronic signatures.

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  • Perform batch process of bates numbering and watermark, conversion, protection and form data extraction.
  • Annotate, comment, highlight and draw markups on your PDF.
  • Make any changes on text and images in a PDF without losing formatting.
  • It has an OCR plug-in that recognizes image based files and makes them editable.
  • Convert PDF files from or to popular formats like Excel, HTML, EPUB, Word, PowerPoint and others.
  • It can rotate pages, delete pages, insert blank pages, and extract pages and crop pages.

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Part 2How to Extract Data from PDF Forms to Spreadsheets

To extract data from PDF forms is quite simple. You just need to upload the file and extract them within a few clicks. To be sure, follow these steps.

Step 1. Open a PDF Form

To open PDF form with PDFelement, drag and drop the file to the program, or click on the "Open File" button. From there, you can browse through the PDF forms on your computer and upload the appropriate file.

Step 2. Extract PDF Form Data

Once the PDF form is displayed on the program, click on "Form > Data Extraction" and then select "Extract data from PDF form fields" button. Then click "Next" to Proceed.

Step 3. Start the Process

Then in the new dialogue, you can upload all your PDF forms for batch data extraction. Finally click on "Start" and specify the output folder for the spreadsheet. Click "Save" to start the data extraction process.

Step 4. Open the Spreadsheet

By clicking on "Save", the program will extract data from the PDF file into a CSV file. When the process is complete, the "Start" button will be turned into a "Finished" button. Click it and you will be able to find the data.

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Published: Mar 24,2017 11:22 am / Updated: Jun 29,2017 19:10 pm

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