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I want to read a pdf format data in python. As far as I know, there is one way of changing its format from pdf to text, but I want to import the content directly from pdf.

Kindly explain which package in python is best for pdf extraction?

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In your case, if you do not want to convert the pdf into text, then you can use the PyPDF2 package, refer to the below code for reference:

#install pyDF2

pip install PyPDF2

# importing all the required modules

import PyPDF2

# creating an object 

file = open('example.pdf', 'rb')

# creating a pdf reader object

fileReader = PyPDF2.PdfFileReader(file)

# print the number of pages in pdf file


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