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Where can I get standard iOS icon collection in PDF format?

Using a Advanced Google Image Search, you can search based on file type (SVG, not PDF) and also usage rights. If you want a common theme for all buttons, then you can use this tool to find single ...
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Scraping columns from a PDF

The pdftotext library (man page) that comes standard with most linux distros and can be installed on Windows contains a -layout flag that preserves table structure. pdftotext -layout input.pdf output....
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Scraping columns from a PDF

Within the constraints of using the bot tools that Open Corporates provides, I'm not sure what to suggest. However, since people will no doubt get here based on more general searches, it's worth ...
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Bulk download Sci-Hub papers using a list of URLs

You can bulk download/automate Sci-Hub files with a list of URLs using wget and a list of URLs (one per line) in a text file. In the following example, I have a text file (list.txt) that looks like ...
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What needs to be done to be 4 or 5-star open data?

The current situation of your data Data tables in PDF (example from your forestry statistics page) are a great example of 1-star data: The data is on the web, but it's pretty much unusable for ...
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What needs to be done to be 4 or 5-star open data?

"What needs to be done to move from, say a 3-star level where a simple table is made available in a CSV file up to levels 4 and 5?" To jump from level 3 to level 4, the csv data needs to be ...
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Where can one find developers interested in a PDF data extraction hackathon?

You can try http://www.reddit.com/r/opendata too. Some of those particular redditors like things like this. In a previous role I've drummed up support through there too.
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Extracting tables from multiple PDFs

The tabulizer R package wraps the command line tabula extractor Java application at the heart of tabula so you can easily call tabula from R and retrieve tables from one or more PDFs from within an R ...
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Extracting tables from multiple PDFs

You can give a shot to TrapRange (open source, MIT License, Java): Some sample pdf files and results: Input file: sample-1.pdf, result: sample-1.html Input file: sample-4.pdf, result: sample-4.html ...
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