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Re: How to extract text from PDF?

On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 02:55:13PM +0100, Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
> Andrius wrote on 2008-03-06 00:20:
> > technical question: is it possible to extract text from PDF? From PDF to
> > txt.
> There have already been some useful suggestions.
> One more: on kpdf, the right mouse button selects a rectangle whose
> contents can be copied to the clipboard. Useful for pasting small parts
> of text to other applications. For full pages/documents try pdftotext.

Likewise xpdf and evince. Or the command-line pdftotext . They all use
the same basic PDF library (xpdf / popller), so they'll probably handle
PDFs rather similarly.

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