Fw: PDF library for reading PDF files

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.com
Tue Jan 20 16:32:48 CET 2004


In article <400CF2E3.29506EAE at netsurf.de>,
Andreas Lobinger  <andreas.lobinger at netsurf.de> wrote:
>Aloha,
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>Peter Galfi schrieb:
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>> having to implement all the decompressions, etc. The "information" I am
>> trying to extract from the PDF file is the text, specifically in a way to
>> keep the original paragraphs of the text. I have seen so far one shareware
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>As others wrote here, the simplest solution is to use a external
>pdf-2-text programm and postprocess the data. Read comp.text.pdf
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>There is no simple and consistent way to extract text from a .pdf
>because there are many ways to set text. The optical impression
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I want to emphasize that final sentence.  If you insist on pursuing
this, though, refer to <URL:
http://phaseit.net/claird/comp.text.pdf/PDF_converters.html#pdf2txt >.
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Cameron Laird <claird at phaseit.net>
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