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Aquaforest PDF Connector: Get Data from PDF from Image Only & Text Searchable PDFS

In this article, we will outline how to use the Aquaforest PDF Connector for the Power Automate Platform to Get Name-Value Pairs from a mixture of image-only and text-searchable PDFs & populate them into Custom Metadata fields.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first step is to define the trigger for our flow, in this example, we are going to Trigger the flow when an item […]

Aquaforest PDF Connector : Get Data from PDF & Populate into Excel

 
In this article, we will outline how to use the Aquaforest Flow Connector to Get Named Value Pairs from Invoice documents & populate them into Excel.
We are going to extract the following named value pairs, Invoice Number, Name, Document Type & Invoice Value from three different invoices that have totally different layouts (see below).

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The first step is to define the […]

Adding a Kingfisher Job As An Autobahn DX Step

Aquaforest Kingfisher in a PDF data extraction tool that uses the text or barcode information found in PDF pages to perform different operations like:

Renaming PDF Files based on text matching or barcode information
Splitting PDF Files based on text matching or barcode information
Extracting Pages from PDF Files based on text matching or barcode information
Extract Content from PDF Files to txt or […]

Office to PDF printer

There are three different ways of producing MS Office to PDF,

MS Office Native Conversion *recommended option, for most scenarios
MS Office Direct Print
MS Office Extended Print

In most cases, we would recommend using the MS Office Native conversion as it’s the most reliable & probably has the all the features that are required for most scenarios. There are however some scenario’s where […]

Extract, Split and Rename PDFs with Aquaforest Kingfisher

Aquaforest Kingfisher is a sophisticated and powerful tool that is designed to help unlock and organize key business information trapped in PDF documents such as financial records, customer reports, scanned files and payment runs.

A core feature of the product is the ability to OCR PDF files during the conversion which means you can process image only (non-searchable) PDFs.

Below is a […]

Converting Postscript (.ps) files to PDF using Autobahn DX Server

The following steps will enable you to convert postscript (.ps) files to searchable PDF using Autobahn DX.

Download and install the relevant version of GSview using the following links gsv50w64.exe  gsv50w32.exe
Once installed change your .ps file to open with gsview, to do this:

Right click on a post script file and select properties.
Click on the change button.
Select either C:\Program Files\Ghostgum\gsview\gsview64.exe or gsview32.exe

 

 

Open the easyPDF […]

This short blog provides information on how Autobahn DX Server converts office type documents to PDF and what is required from your environment to successfully achieve this.

Autobahn DX uses the Autobahn and BCL easyPDF x Loader services to control the execution of both scheduled jobs and ad-hoc jobs whether submitted via the Autobahn Manager or via the Autobahn Job API.

The […]

Converting .MSG files to PDF

This short blog provides information on how to configure your environment in order for Autobahn DX to successfully convert .MSG files to PDF.

Autobahn DX uses the Autobahn and BCL easyPDF x Loader services which control the execution of both scheduled jobs and ad-hoc jobs whether submitted via the Autobahn Manager or via the Autobahn Job API.

The conversion is done by […]

Aquaforest Searchlight – Best Practices

This blog focuses on setting up Aquaforest Searchlight for processing large number of documents in SharePoint.

Firstly, we have to understand how Searchlight works. There are 2 main stages when processing a Searchlight library: the Audit stage and the OCR stage.

Before explaining these 2 stages, let’s first clarify what is a Searchlight library. A Searchlight library is an object in Aquaforest […]

Multi-Core Module for Autobahn DX Server

The Business Problem:

At Aquaforest we are often contacted by prospective and current Autobahn DX Server customers who have a core requirement of converting thousands if not millions of documents in a small window of time.

The Solution:

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Aquaforest Multi-Core module for Autobahn DX Server.  The Multi-Core module bolts directly onto your instance of Autobahn DX Server increasing your throughput rates significantly […]