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April 3, 2013, 2:58 p.m.

It’s from a group of Knight-Mozilla fellows and it’s heaven for journalists in a document bind:

Today we’re pleased to announce the initial public release of Tabula, a collaboration born out of these previously separate projects. Tabula is free and available under the MIT open-source license. Tabula lets you upload a (text-based) PDF file into a simple web interface and magically pull tabular data into CSV format.

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