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  • How to parse tables with complex layouts?

    Docparser offers various tools to extract table data from PDF and scanned documents. The easiest way to extract tables is to use our "Table Data" parsing rule preset, or if you are processing invoices

  • How to extract floating tables which do not have a fixed position?

    The default table extraction tool of Docparser allows you to define the horizontal positions of your table columns with only a couple of clicks. This method works great if your tables can be found

  • Identifying Table Subsections

    To include information that is located on your document but is not a column in the line items or table data you are looking to parse, use the filter to Identify Subsections A common use-case for this

  • How to send table data to Zapier?

    Sending data parsed from PDF documents to Zapier is easy thanks to our Docparser Zapier app. Once Zapier and Docparser are connected, parsed data will automatically be sent to Zapier and can then be p

  • How can I extract table rows from a document?

    Extracting tables from documents can be achieved by creating either a 'Table Rows' or 'Line Items' parsing rules. The following screen cast should give you a quick overview on how to create a PDF tabl

  • Are there any limitations in terms of size or page count?

    This is a common question from our clients. Our app was primarily designed to handle "small" documents that are uploaded in PDF or image file format. A typical document for Docparser is a 1-10 page

  • Create your first document parser

    What exactly is a parsing rule? A parsing rule is a set of instructions which tells our algorithms what kind of data you are looking for. For example, you can tell our algorithms that you want to

  • How to extract line-items from recurring invoices and purchase orders?

    Extracting line items from recurring PDF Invoices or Purchase Orders is easy with Docparser. Below are the steps you need to take to extract line items. Please note: Our table extraction tool is a 'lo

  • Why is my Google Sheets integration sending multiple rows?

    If you are unexpectedly receiving multiple new rows in your Google Sheet from your integration, it probably means that Docparser is extracting multiple data points or table data for each document.

  • How to parse repeating text blocks?

    In general, our PDF table extraction filter does a great for extracting "table like" data. However, in some cases you are dealing with lists which are built up by complex text blocks. These text block

  • How do I use the calculate a new column filter?

    If you need to create a column using data from an existing column, you can use the Add Table Filter > Alter Column Structure > Calculate a New Column filter: In order to cite a column you wish to

  • Why does my parsing rule not return any data?

    When setting up Docparser, you might stumble into a situation when no data is returned by a parsing rule. There are various possible reasons which can lead to such a situation. This article will show

  • How does the set fallback value rule work?

    If you have a parsing rule that may not always return data, you may want to set a default value that the rule will fall back on if no other data is returned in your rule: When working with table data

  • How does Invoice Parsing work with Docparser?

    Our invoice parsing rule presets allow a user to create a fully working PDF invoice Document Parser in a couple of minutes. Our proprietary extraction algorithms are using a mixture of pattern and key

  • How can I parse documents with multiple pages?

    Processing documents with multiple pages is easy with Docparser and most of our parsing rule templates are looking at the text of all pages by default.  However, in case you are selecting a specific a

  • How do Advanced Webhooks work?

    Advanced Webhooks are your Swiss Army knife for connecting any HTTP API to Docparser. Once setup, parsed data will automatically be sent to the target URL specified in the settings of your Advanced We

  • What is a parsing rule and how do I create one?

    A parsing rule is basically a set of instructions that tell our algorithm what kind of data you want to extract from your documents. Typically you will have one parsing rule for each data field

  • How to parse repeating values based on anchor keywords?

    Docparser offers various filters to extract repeating data sets from documents. This article describes how you can extract single repeating text values (e.g. Names, Street Names) from a document that

  • How does the Purchase Order Date parsing work?

    Our "Purchase Order Date" parsing rule preset lets you create a parsing rule capable of detecting and extracting the date of an invoice with only two clicks. Under the hood, a combination of pattern a

  • What are the preprocessing options for documents?

    Docparser comes with a variety of different preprocessing options which are in particular helpful when you are dealing with scanned documents. As a rule of thumb, the higher the quality of your scanne

  • How does the "Invoice Date" preset work?

    Our "Invoice Date" parsing rule preset lets you create a parsing rule capable of detecting and extracting the date of an invoice with only two clicks. Under the hood, a combination of pattern and keyw

  • How to extract data from variable positions?

    Docparser offers many different ways of extracting data from your PDF documents. Depending on your specific use-case, different approaches can be applied to get the data you are looking for.  The most