How to Extract Data from PDF file in Android?
PDF is a portable document format that is used to represent data such as images, tables, and many more. Nowadays the use of PDF is increased rapidly in different fields. Many apps have switched overusing PDF files to represent data. So some of the apps have a requirement to extract the data from the PDF file and to display that data inside our app. In this article, we will create an application to extract the data from the PDF file and display it in our app.
What we are going to build?
In this article, we will be building a simple application in which we will be extracting the data from the PDF on a button click and display the extracted data in our Text View.
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Create a New Project
To create a new project in Android Studio please refer to How to Create/Start a New Project in Android Studio. Note that select Java as the programming language.
Step 2: Add dependency to the build.gradle(Module:app)