Python 3 pdftotext Library Tutorial to Extract Text From PDF Document Full Project For Beginners



Welcome folks today in this blog post we will be extracting text from pdf document in python using pdftotext library. All the full source code of the application is shown below.




Get Started




In order to get started you need to install the below library using the pip command as shown below



pip install pdftotext



After installing this library you need to make an file and copy paste the following code



import pdftotext

# Load your PDF
with open("lorem_ipsum.pdf", "rb") as f:
    pdf = pdftotext.PDF(f)

# If it's password-protected
with open("secure.pdf", "rb") as f:
    pdf = pdftotext.PDF(f, "secret")

# How many pages?

# Iterate over all the pages
for page in pdf:

# Read some individual pages

# Read all the text into one string

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