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Hi everyone, I have a problem: I extracted the text on matlab using str = extractFileText (filename) command, when I press on run my output in the command window gives me the text with the original formatting, while to me you need to make the text appear on a single line. How can I do? thanks in advance to those who answer me

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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 20 Mar 2020
Edited: Adam Danz on 20 Mar 2020
Try this.
filename = 'swire.pdf';
str = extractFileText(filename);
c = regexprep(str,{char(13),char(10)}, ''); % or replace with ' '
size(c{1}) % = 1 x 204710
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Emanuela riccio
Emanuela riccio on 20 Mar 2020
Edited: Emanuela riccio on 21 Mar 2020
Thanks with the heart, Adam I solved all the problems. You have been precious to me!

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Monika Jaskolka
Monika Jaskolka on 20 Mar 2020
Did you try removing the newlines (or other formatting characters)?
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Monika Jaskolka
Monika Jaskolka on 20 Mar 2020
I tried printing text that is 100 lines and I did not experience a problem. Please provide the file that you are using.
Emanuela riccio
Emanuela riccio on 20 Mar 2020
Edited: Emanuela riccio on 20 Mar 2020
ok monika the file is swire and it is about 100 pages ...thanks always

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