Settings for capturing values from PDF

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Settings for capturing values from PDF

Post by LPG » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:12 pm


I assume that to be able to capture values from a PDF with Ranorex, there might be some settings to use, e.g. accessiblity settings? I have tried various settings, but I am still unable to "grab" text from a PDF with Ranorex.

Could you explain to me what settings I need to get his to work? I don't see anything on the forum or in the user manual. There was one forum posting asking a similar question, but the answer wasn't in there ( ... t1665.html).

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Re: Settings for capturing values from PDF

Post by sdaly » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:30 pm

You should just have to enable accessibility. If using a recent version, check you have disabled "protected" mode too.

Depending on the complexity of the pdfs you are validating, you might be wan't to check out the PDFBox library to parse the text out and validate - which would possibly be faster and more robust.