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Re: How to invoke pdftotext and extract first line of text from PDF file?

by punch_card_don (Curate)
on Mar 28, 2010 at 23:18 UTC ( #831520=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How to invoke pdftotext and extract first line of text from PDF file?

OK - figured it out - here's what worked for me:

open (FILE, "pdftotext -layout foo.pdf - |"); $title = <FILE>; print "<p>$title\n"; close FILE;



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