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Why you should use this

This receipt reader application converts PDF receipts to a spreadsheet and can dramatically streamline your accounting processes, making it easier to manage, analyze, and report receipt information. Lido's PDF importer tool allows for quick data extraction from receipts, ensuring that all entries are accurately reflected in a spreadsheet format suitable for processing and analysis. This reduces the administrative burden and minimizes errors associated with manual data entry.

How it Works

Copying data from a receipt to a spreadsheet has never been easier with Lido's receipt reader tool. Either draw a box around the section of the receipt data you want to add to your spreadsheet, or copy all of the receipt (including multiple pages) at once to a spreadsheet.

Upload a Receipt PDF to Lido

Use Lido's PDF Import Tool or the built in Google Drive connector and select the receipt you want to convert.

Use the PDF importer or EXTRACTTABLESFROMPDF formula

Either draw a box visually around the section of the receipt to extract, or use Lido's EXTRACTTABLESFROMPDF formula to pull tabular data from the receipt PDF into Lido's spreadsheet.

EXTRACTTABLESFROMPDF(<drive-credential>,"path to file",<output cell>)

Export Receipt data to your Spreadsheet

Use Lido's receipt reader software to copy your unstructured or structured receipt data into your spreadsheet.

Tutorials to help you get started

Step-by-step instructions to guide you through setting up this automation in Lido.

Who should use this

This tool is ideal for small business owners, freelance professionals, and legal teams who use Google Sheets and regularly handle a high volume of receipts. If you manage multiple client accounts and you need a quick, accurate way to translate receipt data into a more manageable format, this automation is perfect for you. It's particularly valuable for those who need to maintain organized compliance records for easy access, reporting, and analysis purposes. Whether you are streamlining receipt reader processes, or conducting reviews, converting your receipts to Google Sheets with this tool reduces manual data entry and increases accuracy.