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 12:07:25 -0400


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

>2. We have 500+ pages of PDFs to integrate.
>
>3. The information is from a vendor who refuses to provide us the information in any form other than PDF.
>
>Given the volume of information tha has to be moved from PDF to Sql, we looking hard to find an automated process.
>
>Thanks everyone for all the suggestions so far. Any more ideas?
>
Yes. This is really bush league. Revisit the issue with the vendor. Offer to pay the vendor to move the data from their source (probably a database) to a medium that you can import directly (such as a CSV file). Kick it up to whatever negotiating level you have to, both at your company and at the vendor.

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