extract invoice number

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Aug 29, 2022 Aug 29, 2022

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Hello, good afternoon....I have more than 100 pdf files....I need to extract the invoice number from page 1 and from the last page....how can I do this without having to open file by file.......

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Community Expert , Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022

You can do that with a script. However, you would have to iterate over every word on the page(s) to find the relevant information. There is no easy way to jump straight to one location and get just the word at that spot. There are ways to crop down the page to your target area before you itereate over all words (and in this case, you only get those from the cropped area), but you would then have to revert the crop to get your original page back. It's a lot of work, but it can be done. If you don

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You can do that with a script. However, you would have to iterate over every word on the page(s) to find the relevant information. There is no easy way to jump straight to one location and get just the word at that spot. There are ways to crop down the page to your target area before you itereate over all words (and in this case, you only get those from the cropped area), but you would then have to revert the crop to get your original page back. It's a lot of work, but it can be done. If you don't have spripting experience, it may be easier and cheapter to hire somebody to do that work for you. 

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aaaa ok thank you very much for your help......

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