> Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2009 13:10:19 +0200
> From: mstsxfx@gmail.com
> To: pdfedit-support@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Pdfedit-support] Save file as text from the command line
>
> On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 07:52:43PM +0000, Jozef Misutka wrote:
> >
> > hi,
> >
> > i changed the algorithm of pdftotext a bit but it is far from what i
> > would like it to be. nevertheless, i can provide you with source code
> > of you tool using our pdfedit library extract text function but you
> > would have to compile it by your own. will it help?
>
> Isn't this just overkill for something that is already scripted and it

no, because it is definitely a useful tool.

will do it on monday as i am away from pc.

/jozo

> is only matter how to call the script? Martin, could you help with this?
>
> >
> > /jozo
> >
> > ----------------------------------------
> > > Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2009 11:52:46 +0200
> > > From: tsp@lawbiz.ch
> > > To: pdfedit-support@lists.sourceforge.net
> > > Subject: Re: [Pdfedit-support] Save file as text from the command line
> > >
> > > On Fri, 4 Sep 2009, Alister Hood wrote:
> > >
> > >> Sorry if someone else replied and I missed it.
> > >> I don't know how to do this with pdfedit, but you could alternatively
> > >> try the pdftotext tool from xpdf, or pdftohtml if that is more suitable
> > >> for your purpose.
> > >>
> > >> Alister
> > >
> > > I am currently using pdftotext in my script. However, it doesn't work
> > > well. That means, it drops a lot of spaces between words which makes the
> > > output almost unuseable. This may be a problem with the PDF-input, but
> > > I have no influence on this. For this reason I tried to use pdfedit and
> > > found, that it's much better: the output is perfect.
> > >
> > >>From the man page I can see that there is a command line mode. I found the
> > > script savealltext.qs on the wiki. But I can't figure out how to use this
> > > from the command line. I still guess it must be easy, but I have no
> > > success so far. Unfortunately I could not find any examples of how to use
> > > pdfedit in command line mode.
> > >
> > > Thomas
> > >
> > >
> > >> -----Original Message-----
> > >> From: Thomas Spahni [mailto:tsp@lawbiz.ch]
> > >> Sent: Thursday, 3 September 2009 12:21 a.m.
> > >> To: pdfedit-support@lists.sourceforge.net
> > >> Subject: [Pdfedit-support] Save file as text from the command line
> > >>
> > >> Hello
> > >>
> > >> I'm a new subscriber on this list; greetings to everyone.
> > >>
> > >> I have a bash script which at some point should translate a PDF file to
> > >> plain text. Let's say we have foobar.pdf and want to convert it to
> > >> foobar.txt. I can do this from the GUI but I'm unable to figure out what
> > >>
> > >> the command should be to do the same from the command line.
> > >>
> > >> Yes, I read the docs, manpage, wiki, archives, but still no luck. Yor
> > >> help
> > >> would be very much appreciated.
> > >>
> > >> Details: PDFedit 0.4.2 from the SuSE-11.1 packman repo.
> > >>
> > >> Best ragards,
> > >> Tom
> > >>
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