reading PDF file with pypdf no contents are captured. Please help
I am trying to read a PDF file using pypdf and write onto a text file. But its not working. content value in the below code is just "u/n/n/n/n/n'...PDF file has 5 pages so 5 times new line character and in the begining 'u'..whats going wrong please help. why the contents are not coming. Any help is highly appreciated. Thanks Sujan
content = ""
p = file(path, "rb")
pdf = pyPdf.PdfFileReader(p)
for i in range(0, pdf.getNumPages()):
content += pdf.getPage(i).extractText() + "\n"
content = " ".join(content.replace(u"\xa0", " ").strip().split())
pdfl = getPDFContent("test.pdf").encode("ascii", "ignore")
if __name__ == "__main__":