Re: htdig: PDF Support


Lars Anderson (lsa@business.auc.dk)
Wed, 29 Jul 1998 21:18:43 +0200


On Wed, Jul 29, 1998 at 11:01:22, Michael Graff wrote:

> > Alternatively, I think there are other PDF parsers around, besides Adobe's.
>
> Damn straight there are. Ghostscript comes to mind, if it could only
> be taught to spit out raw text rather than graphics. Perhaps it can, I
> might just not know how.
>

You could also try xpdf,

        http://www.aimnet.com/~derekn/xpdf/

It includes pdftotext which I find very useful for converting PDF files to
txt files.

Regards
Lars

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