Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Welcome to the Monastery
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: Extracting text from PDF. No really

by clinton (Priest)
on Mar 29, 2008 at 13:04 UTC ( #677222=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Extracting text from PDF. No really
in thread Extracting text from PDF. No really

Thanks for responding, Chris. You'd be interested to know (as I mentioned in the OP), that the question "how do I extract text from a PDF" comes up a lot, and that the standard answer is always CAM::PDF.

After your response, it seems that there is no Perl module for reading/rendering PDFs, and that about the only reliable OOS way to do it is via pdftotext from either Xpdf or Poppler.

Clint

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://677222]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others studying the Monastery: (9)
As of 2016-10-01 18:58 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    How many different varieties (color, size, etc) of socks do you have in your sock drawer?






    Results (6 votes). Check out past polls.