Those of you who use pdftotext to index PDF files (as described in
http://www.htdig.org/FAQ.html#q4.9) may be interested in this...
Date: 28 Feb 2007 00:19:28 -0000
From: "Derek B. Noonburg" <derekn@...>
Subject: ANNOUNCE: Xpdf 3.02 - a PDF viewer for X
Glyph & Cog, LLC is pleased to announce a new version of Xpdf, the
open source Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer for X. The Xpdf
project also includes a PDF text extractor, PDF-to-PostScript
converter, and various other utilities.
Xpdf runs under the X Window System on Unix, VMS, and OS/2. The non-X
components (pdftops, pdftotext, etc.) also run on Win32 systems and
should run on pretty much any system with a decent C++ compiler.
* Anti-aliased vector graphics, including stroke adjustment.
* Support for PDF 1.6 and PDF 1.7, including AES decryption and
* User-configurable key/mouse bindings.
* Improved full-screen mode, with the ability to toggle on the fly.
See the `CHANGES' file for a complete list of changes.
Source (C++ and C) is available, and it should be fairly easy to
compile for UNIX, VMS, OS/2, and Win32.
More information, source code, and precompiled binaries are on the
xpdf web page and ftp site:
For information on commercial licensing and consulting, please see the
Glyph & Cog web site:
Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <grdetil@...>
Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada)