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Interactive PDF documents

Alteryx Certified Partner

We have been presented with a challenge recently regarding interactive PDF files.

 

Does anyone know of a way to read and write interactive PDF's please?

 

We have already done PDF parsing with static PDF's using R libraries.

 

Thanks

Alteryx
Alteryx

Try this: https://gallery.alteryx.com/#!app/PDF-Input--Text-and-Image-/5be5ec8d0462d71ffce6deaa

 

This reads in images and text as well. 

Digan
Alteryx
Alteryx Certified Partner

@DiganP Thanks for your reply.

 

I had tried the previous version of this macro.  This version appears to work well on static PDF's, but I get the following message on interactive form based PDF's.

 

"If this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the document, your PDF
viewer may not be able to display this type of document."

 

It then goes on to suggest upgrading to the latest version of the Adobe Reader

 

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Quasar

Hi @DavidJohnson 

 

I am tasked with doing the same. Did you find a solution?

Alteryx Certified Partner

Hi @ddiesel 

 

Unfortunately not.

 

I'm still hoping someone will come with something for interactive PDF's. 

Quasar
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