I have been working on a project where I have to get group of similar data repeatedly from a large pdf file. How can i use loop activity within a pdf file. Please need urgent help
I hope you are trying to get it from some similar kind of pdf files. Then do as below.
- use assign Directory.GetFiles(”folder path”). It will give you the list of files.
- use for each activity and loop through each file.
- to extract the value you can use either regex or get text activity.
Regex- use get pdf text activity and get the data to a string variable. Then use regex expression in Matches activity.
Get text- open pdf in pdf reader, then use Get Text activity to get the required data. You can tag the data to respective anchors for more accuracy.
Another method is document understanding. You can either use the ML model in uipath or you can create your own model.
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There is a very useful method to do this. You can follow the doc and videos.
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You can use loop like FOR EACH, WHILE, DO WHILE and parse through each line read from a pdf file
But to choose the exact one we need to look at the final output we are going to get
Here you want to get similar set of data from a pdf file which requires lot of training and ML Skills
Try with DOCUMENT UNDERSTANDING with AI CENTER
Check this doc for more details
If your scenario is even simple then I would ask for elaborate explanation about the scenario
thank you for your kind support . i just wanted to use get text activity to capture similar set of data each time, i was trying to make the selector dynamic but unfortunately its not validating
im unable to find the build in template
Can you plz confirm whether you trying to capture same set of data from pdf and the labels are also static??
Also plz share the selector which you tried here. If there are some dynamic attributes you can either remove it or give *