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Topic: Re: read text out of PDF files
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58347
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:31 PM

At 05:21 PM 7/30/2001 -0400, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I need to read text out of PDF files, and use it in my program. Can anyone
>help? I have found some code that does this (called PDF Text Extractor),
>but you have to have Adobe Acrobat (full) installed to use it. I need to
>distribute this program, so that's not an option.

I thought I answered this already, but you'll need to either
license some 3rd party tools (PDFText - http://www.appligent.com) or
libraries (SPDF - http://www.appligent.com) that can do this for you....OR
sit down with the PDF specification and start coding for about 2-3 man years.


Leonard
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Leonard Rosenthol
Director of Software Development (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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