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DocuScan Package

DocuScan is a lightweight document scanner.

DocuScan allows users to open up document types docx,doc,pdf and return the information inside as strings.

DocuScan also allows for manipulation of this information via regular expressions.

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  1. zipfile

  2. io

  3. re

  4. XML


  1. run pip install DocuScan

  2. import DocuScan


  1. class DocuScan('fileName') to a variable.

###It is worth noting that the fileName must be in the directory.

  1. use print(variable.returnFileText())

  2. use print(variable.executeRegex('regex here'))

  3. use print(executeHeaderRegex('regex here'))

  4. use print(executeFooterRegex('regex here'))


  1. returnFileText() - Returns the text of a file.

  2. executeRegex(regexExpression) - creates a list of all matching cases of regexExpression

  3. executeHeaderRegex(regularExpression) - creates a list of all matching cases of regexExpression in the header XML.

  4. executeFooterRegex(regularExpression) - creates a list of all matching cases of regexExpression in the Footer XML.

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