Forms file data extraction

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Oct 22, 2020 Oct 22, 2020

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Is there a way to extract field data from Forms files without having it tracked? I made the template file at the end of last year, still learning about Acrobat's possibilities, and the file was sent to be filled out without the tracking option, meaning I have 500-600 PDF Forms files without the file being marked as tracked or distributed. 

Is there a possibility of either converting the filled PDF files into already filled out files with possibility of data extraction or another way of getting the data? I tried doing it from Power BI Power Query, but the fields data is not recognised in it.

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Adobe Community Professional , Oct 22, 2020 Oct 22, 2020
In Adobe Acrobat Pro, you can use the "Merge Data Files into Spreadsheet" function to extract the form data from multiple files and merge it into one spreadsheet:  

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Oct 22, 2020 Oct 22, 2020

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In Adobe Acrobat Pro, you can use the "Merge Data Files into Spreadsheet" function to extract the form data from multiple files and merge it into one spreadsheet:

 

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Oct 26, 2020 Oct 26, 2020

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Thanks, @Karl Heinz Kremer ! This solution should work for me.

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Feb 17, 2021 Feb 17, 2021

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Is there any way to select only certain fields to extract with this process?

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