pdf2line: Simple command-line utility to convert PDF into text

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Simple command-line utility to convert PDF into text

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Versions [RSS] [faq] 0.0.1
Dependencies base, binary, bytestring, containers, filepath, FindBin, process [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Copyright 2008 Audrey Tang; distributed with parts of "xpdf" by Glyph & Cog, LLC.
Author Audrey Tang <audreyt@audreyt.org>
Maintainer Audrey Tang <audreyt@audreyt.org>
Category Text
Uploaded by AudreyTang at 2008-05-05T16:12:14Z
Distributions NixOS:0.0.1
Executables pdfdump, pdf2line
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"pdf2line" is a simple command-line utility to convert PDF into text.

It is based on "pdftotext" from the Xpdf suite, but with a different
layout algorithm that preserves relative column position and line spacing.

To use it for anything other than ASCII text, you'd need to have a
/usr/local/etc/xpdfrc or ~/.xpdfrc configured in a way that allows
Xpdf's "pdftotext" to run correctly for your purpose.