Re: text mode pdf and msword reader?
On Mon, 23 Dec 2002, Sandip P Deshmukh wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 11:44:53PM -0800, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 11:30:42PM -0600, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> > > On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 10:57:00AM +0530, Sandip P Deshmukh wrote:
> > > > are there any utilities that will let me read pdf files and word
> > > > documents in console?
> > >
> > > Dunno about pdf, but package 'catdoc' should help with word documents.
> > >
> > pstotext will handle much pdf stuff.
> pstotext just extracts the text and throws it on screen. the complete
> formatting is lost. are there any better utilities?
Did anyone mention pdftotext? It's part of the Xpdf set of tools --
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