Node.js Tutorial to Extract Tables From PDF Document Using pdf2table Module Full Project For Beginners

 

 

pdf2table

pdf2table is a node.js library that attempts to extract tables from a pdf.

The ‘tables’ are extracted as an array of rows.

It uses pdf2json to extract the pdf data.

Install

You can install pdf2table using the Node Package Manager (npm):

npm install pdf2table

Simple example

var pdf2table = require('pdf2table');
var fs = require('fs');
 
fs.readFile('./test.pdf', function (err, buffer) {
    if (err) return console.log(err);
 
    pdf2table.parse(buffer, function (err, rows, rowsdebug) {
        if(err) return console.log(err);
 
        console.log(rows);
    });
});

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