suppose i have text file with invoice details in it . I want to extract only some information based on my certain condition such as Mobile - 25,000 and quantity - 1 i want to extract only mobile and quantity based information and store it in text file.Can someone give me an idea how to do this.

  • $\begingroup$ i have .txt file which i need to extract information . $\endgroup$ – sharath Apr 1 '20 at 5:45
  • $\begingroup$ i know that it can be done using information extraction techniques in NLP how to do it i dont know can someone specify the link here. $\endgroup$ – sharath Apr 1 '20 at 5:47
  • $\begingroup$ NLP is using a sledgehammer to squash a fly in this case. Use regex as suggested below. $\endgroup$ – Dave Kielpinski Apr 2 '20 at 2:02

You might be looking for regex. With this you can parse the text based on your specified search patterns.

Some info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regular_expression

With python you can follow this documentation in order to build your regex expressions: https://docs.python.org/3.8/library/re.html


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