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Topic: how to use 'save as text' funtion in command line?
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 130933
From: malaywang
Date: 4/12/2005 12:22 PM

In Acrobat Reader6.0, I can click "save as text" in menu bar.
My problem is that I need to do this in command line environment now.. Is there any possible solution?

Because we need to pass the text to a perl script to do some text processing task, then import the final result to MS SQL SERVER via perl's DBI module. (in window 2000 server)

The flow is like:PDF->TXT->data base.
If we can do PDF->TXT in command line, we can automate the overall process. But it seems to be a tough task..

Some other tools(eg. xpdf) can do pdf->txt job, but the text format is different, thus they can't be used in our perl script.


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