How to Read PDF files using Python

Python is one of the most popular programming language at this moment. In this article, I will discuss how you can read data from a pdf file and find the required text form it.

Which modules we will use?

A module is a file containing Python definitions and statements. For reading PDF files we will use PyPDF2 module. To install this module please run this command in your terminal.

pip install PyPDF2

This command will install PyPDF2 module in your machine.

Reading Data from Python

At first, you need to open the file.

pdffile = open( path , 'rb' )

Then you need to create an object of PDFData

pdfreader = PyPDF2.PdfFileReader( pdffile )

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