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    Tutorial: Extracting data from PDFs with Tabula

    Posted By Laura Grant

    It’s one of data journalism’s most frustrating challenges. You have a dataset which is perfect for your project, but the data is locked in a PDF that makes it almost impossible to extract. You could try and retype the data yourself, but what if the

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    The beginner’s guide to extracting data from PDFs

    Posted By Laura Grant

    This is part 3 of an occasional series on useful tools for data journalists. You can see all the other parts in the series here: The Journalism Toolbox.
    Journalists get lots of data in PDF format – they can be tables of data that are

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