Command-Line InterfaceΒΆ

Camelot comes with a command-line interface.

You can print the help for the interface by typing camelot --help in your favorite terminal program, as shown below. Furthermore, you can print the help for each command by typing camelot <command> --help. Try it out!

Usage: camelot [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  Camelot: PDF Table Extraction for Humans

Options:
  --version                       Show the version and exit.
  -p, --pages TEXT                Comma-separated page numbers. Example: 1,3,4
                                  or 1,4-end.
  -pw, --password TEXT            Password for decryption.
  -o, --output TEXT               Output file path.
  -f, --format [csv|json|excel|html]
                                  Output file format.
  -z, --zip                       Create ZIP archive.
  -split, --split_text            Split text that spans across multiple cells.
  -flag, --flag_size              Flag text based on font size. Useful to
                                  detect super/subscripts.
  -M, --margins <FLOAT FLOAT FLOAT>...
                                  PDFMiner char_margin, line_margin and
                                  word_margin.
  -q, --quiet                     Suppress warnings.
  --help                          Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  lattice  Use lines between text to parse the table.
  stream   Use spaces between text to parse the table.