The system cannot find the file specified


Hi All--

I have a simple code to extant tables from PDF files using R-Tabulizer package. My code is below. I had the same problem with my home computer where i deleted the folder and recreated it and the problem was solved.

I tried the same code on my office computers but i kept getting the same error again. i deleted and recreated the folder but did not work. All my computers run the same software.

here is my code and the error message.
Any help is greatly appreciated.

++++++++++ code +++++++
path = "C:/Users/eesawi/Downloads/MyFiles"
file.names <- dir(path, pattern =".PDF")

for(i in 1:length(file.names)){
A[[i]] <- extract_tables(file.names[i])

[1] "August 23.PDF"
Error in normalizePath(path.expand(path), winslash, mustWork) :
path[1]="August 23.PDF": The system cannot find the file specified


Perhaps the issue is that dir returns local paths instead of full path names?

Try adding full.names = TRUE like so:

file_names <- dir(path, pattern = ".PDF", full.names = TRUE)


Thank you, It worked.


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