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Asteroid

Hi,

 

Im trying to get the PDF Input tool working on my machine (not even thought how I do this on the server!) - I've installed the tool but get an error saying PDF Tools is not installed.  I then found a youtube guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aM9YqC1Uuo  That talked me through the process - I got the R Tools installed, it then said to download an analytic app from the gallery, Install R Packages and install the PDFTools, this is where it all goes wrong!  I get the attatched error when doing this:

Quick demo of the install process for The Information Lab's PDF Input tool. Includes a brief demo of the tool and installation of prerequisite R packages. #A...
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Alteryx
Alteryx

Hi @craigja ,

 

Could you please check under this path : C:\Program Files\Alteryx\R-3.5.3\library

If you have there the pdftools library already installed?

 

If that is not the case, you can download the library file and paste it directly within that same path

 

From here you can download the the package

https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/pdftools/index.html

 

Best,

Vianney 

Asteroid

Thanks, getting somewhere now - I think the original problem was permissions related, I had to get the helpdesk to copy the file to the directory.  I now get a version problem: Error: PDF Input (1): BatchPDFInput (26): Record #1: Tool #2: Error in loadNamespace(j <- i[[1L]], c(lib.loc, .libPaths()), versionCheck = vI[[j]]) :

 

I assume I have an incorrect version of the R tools?  But dont know how to check or anything...

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Alteryx
Alteryx

Hi @craigja,

 

could you please show a screenshot of your error?

 

I have the feeling that you didn't paste the complete error. 

 

Could you add the information after: versionCheck = vI[[j]]) :

 

Thank you

Vianney

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