pdf to text

Lee Harr missive at frontiernet.net
Thu Jan 25 23:41:09 CET 2007

> Perhaps I'm just using pdftotext wrong? Here's how I was using it:

>      sout = os.popen('pdftotext "%s" - ' %f)

If you are having trouble with popen (not unlikely)
how about just writing to a temporary file and 
reading the text from there?

I've used pdftotext several times in the past few
weeks (but not on windows). It was a major
time saver for me.

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