|Date: ||Mon, 27 Nov 2006 09:49:21 +1000|
|Reply-To: ||Richard Hockey <r.hockey@SPH.UQ.EDU.AU>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Richard Hockey <r.hockey@SPH.UQ.EDU.AU>|
|Subject: ||Re: How to Read PDF/RTF data in to SAS datasets|
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Have a look at ghostscript.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stig Eide [mailto:stig.eide@GMAIL.COM]
> Sent: Friday, 24 November 2006 11:51 AM
> Subject: Re: How to Read PDF/RTF data in to SAS datasets
> "Susiyanto, Dwi GE Money wrote:
> > Hi SAS experts,
> > I have data of account list (that is like text file) in
> PDF/RTF format.
> > If i looked in RTF/PDF , it will show the column and account list
> > (including header of report), but when i do to copy paste
> to text file
> > (by using editor/ultraedit), the column data in list will be rows.
> > Basicly, I want to read the data of account list in PDF/RTF
> in to SAS
> > datasets directly.
> > I had tried with DDE link, it didn't work..
> > Anybody knows how to read it.
> > Regards,
> > Dwi S
> > GE Money Indonesia
> Hi Dwi.
> Reading RTF should be doable. Open it up in ultraedit and you
> will be able to see the structure. Reading PDF, I do not
> know. There probably are other software that can convert a
> PDF to text, in order to read it by SAS (google pdf2txt).