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data mining tool for extract text for files

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A Data Mining Tool For Extract Text From Files.

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  • Author: Jonathan S. Prieto C.

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  • Free software: BSD license


This software is available thanks to others open sources projects. The following list itemizes some of those:

  • PySide (GUI lib)

  • Tessaract OCR

  • Xpdf

  • lxml (doc files)

  • scandir (trasversal folders fast)

  • docx


pip install atxt

Check dependencies for avoiding surprises:

aTXT --check

Show help for command line: :

aTXT -h


In every case, you can use aTXT with his name package or more easy: :

2txt -h

You can use the graphical interface (if you have installed PySide):

aTXT -i

You should something like this:


Note: aTXT will always generate a FILE for each file path.

Examples: :

$ 2txt prueba.html
$ 2txt prueba.html -o
$ 2txt --file ~/Documents/prueba.html
$ 2txt --file ~/Documents/prueba.html --to ~/htmls

Searching all textable files in a level-2 of depth over ~: :

$ 2txt ~ -d 2
$ 2txt --path ~ -d 2 --format 'txt,html'

Problems, Bugs? ————Please be free to comment whatever issue or problem with the installation. : .. _Issues:

Changelog (2015-07-03)

This version is more relate with Windows support:

  • support for .doc on windows with antiword

  • rewrite method to walk on directory based on scandir and modifacation of it.

  • fix a bug on windows when it tried to perform some search on depth

  • fix a bug with workers/ that caused two calls for these method

  • fix bugs with the fucking encoding and the arguments to subprocess

  • fix bug of logging and colors on terminal of windows. (2015-06-30)

  • fix some bugs with gui

1.0.5 (2015-03-01)

  • First release on PyPI.

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