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Re: search through postscript documents?

On Thu, 3 Mar 2005, Joerg Reckers wrote:

Is there a way(program) to search for expressions in a postscript document?
and to copy + paste words out of a ghostview-program to text?


postscript doesn't preserve word, sentence etc. boundaries. So there's no way to reliably know what a "word" inside a ps is. One of the goals of PDF is to remedy exaclty this problem.

  Tomas Pospisek
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