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Date: 11 Oct 2003 23:18:45 -0000
From: "Derek B. Noonburg" <derekn@...>
Subject: ANNOUNCE: Xpdf 2.03 - 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.
* Rewrote the text extractor to:
- do a better job with rotated text;
- handle right-to-left scripts;
- be faster.
* Changed the zoom setting to use a percentage (relative to 72 dpi)
instead of a zoom "factor".
* If the PDF file has an outline, open the outline pane initially.
* Added -f and -l options to pdfinfo; print multiple page sizes.
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:
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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)
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