Read text from PDF

This action reads the text contents from a PDF file and stores it in a String variable.



  • PDF File: The filename for the PDF document which will be read.

  • Page Range: The range of pages which will be read.


  • Output: The variable which will be used to store the text contents.

Note: This variable must be a string.


  • Display Name: action display name in your implementation project.

  • Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.

  • Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.

  • Abort on Error: True/False.

  • Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.

Use Case

Potential Use Cases

  • Extract all the text contents of invoices from multiple months and compare the data.

  • Extract the text contents of PDF files and store them in plain text for later use.

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