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On 09/02/2024 08:17, Robert Großkopf wrote:
Hi Mike,

It still leaves the question of how to extract the data from the completed form. Perhaps I've not hit the right keyword, but I've found /nothing/ on the net. Surely if there's a way of filling in a form, there's one of reading it!!

I have tested (for German Base Handbuch)

Works with Linux this way:

for i in *.pdf ; do pdftk "$i" dump_data_fields_utf8 >> auswertung.txt ; done

Many thanks, that will work nicely. The output looks very easily parseable by perl, ready to make a sql database.

Mike Scott
Harlow, Essex, England

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