PDFMiner install question

Andreas Perstinger andipersti at gmail.com
Fri Dec 20 10:00:52 CET 2013

Jason Mellone <jason.mellone at gmail.com> wrote:
>I get the following error:
>PS C:\USERS\Python27> .\python.exe .\MyTest.py
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File ".\MyTest.py", line 4, in <module>
>    from pdfminer.pdfpage import PDFTextExtractionNotAllowed
>ImportError: cannot import name PDFTextExtractionNotAllowed
>If I run commenting out the import of "PDFTextExtractionNotAllowed" it
>runs without a problem. Quite odd.

According to the latest version on Github,
"PDFTextExtractionNotAllowed" was moved into the "PDFPage" class, but
the sample code in the docs was obviously not updated.


So just leave out that line and if you need that exception use
"PDFPage.PDFTextExtractionNotAllowed" instead of

Bye, Andreas

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