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Old 04-24-2002
pdf to text

Can anyone help me in converting a PDF file into a text file?

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Old 04-24-2002
If you are on a solaris or linux system you can convert PDF files to text using acroread type acroread --help for a list of command-line options


If you have Adobe distiller also might help. type distill --help for information.

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Old 04-24-2002
Hi Killerserv,
thanks for the info.. It gave me the way to convert that to PostScript format but that does not help me. I have to write a script that could read the contents of the file for which I think text format will be the best suited. Is there a way to do this?

Thanks again,
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