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Mar 8, 2015

Text Importer - Text, PDF, Word Documents, and Powerpoint

This add-in installs a Text Importer tool for importing a folder of text files, pdfs, word documents, and/or powerpoint presentations into a JMP data table. The folder can contain all types of files. Additionally, this add-in installs required R packages to your My Documents folder: R 3.2.5, NLP, slam, and tm. A manual with step-by-step instructions for installation is also included. Because this add-in installs R packages onto your computer and makes use of Word and PowerPoint VisualBasic macros (that require permission on the first use of the tool), you may need permission or assistance from your IT team.


Currently, the importer is only supported on PCs, not Macs. 


We currently have a version that also scrapes web pages and mines Twitter. However, these additional features require us to work directly with your IT team.


Thanks for posting this Heath. Quick question, I installed the add-in everything seemed fine, checked to make sure visual basic macros were enabled and went to test it out. I tried importing powerpoint, word and text files. In all cases everything seems to be working but then right at the end I get the error message below and no new data table is created. Any idea of how to fix this?





Does this add-in work with JMP 12 or is JMP 13 required for this add-in to work?



Is the file NTSBAccidentReports2001-2003StopWords used by Phil Kay to present the use of Text Explorer available to download?


David Ashling