[R] reading form data from pdf forms

Ulrik Stervbo ulrik.stervbo at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 11:16:57 CET 2017

I don't know if there's a pure R option, but i believe pdftk can extract
the form data which you can then manipulate in R.


On Sat, 11 Mar 2017, 05:14 Vijayan Padmanabhan, <
padmanabhan.vijayan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear R-Help group
> Is there any way that I can programmatically extract form field values from
> a pdf form (either saved as pdf or fdf) in R?
> I would wish to not be dependent on any Paid tool for this purpose.
> Any guidance would be much appreciated.
> Regards
> VP
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