Re: Tools: PDF to SQL

Subject: Re: Tools: PDF to SQL
From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 10:27:43 -0400



"Gregory Sweet" <Gsweet -at- cdphp -dot- com> wrote:


>I've had a request to come up with some method of converting data stored in PDFs to data suitable to be stored in a SqlServer DB.

Gregory,

The short answer is that there is no reliable way to do this short of paying people to rekey the data and paying other people to proofread and verify the data.

PDF is not a data storage medium; it is a data output medium.

Dick

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