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Topic: Reading DocInfo in existing PDF files
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58878
From: dmiller
Date: 5/29/2002 05:35 PM

Hello, We have a system where we scan in documents
and OCR some information off of them, and then store that information in a file. The PDF documents are created on a scanning station running NT, and the
information is placed in the text file along with the
PDF file in a directory that is accessed by a UNIX
application running on a HP-UX system. The UNIX application reads the text file and stores the document in a Panagon document managment system with the attributes from the text file (that were OCRd
during scanning.

We want to start putting the OCRd information in the document into user-defined DocInfo entries. The only problem is that I cannot successfully find a library for the HP-UX or UNIX environment that can read this information from a PDF file. The only one that looks like it may work is the GLANCE PDF library, but I cannot get to the Glance web page or find any information on them. The web page http:://pdf.glance.ch is no longer available. Does anyone know of a library that I can obtain or possibly an alternate way to get in touch with Glance?

Thanks,
Don Miller
Qwest DEX

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