[Techtalk] PDF to txt
laurel.fan at gmail.com
Thu Mar 30 02:24:26 EST 2006
> Noir wrote:
> > I been trying to convert PDF file to plaintext.
> > $pdf2ps filename.pdf output.ps
> > $ps2ascii filename.ps output.txt
> > Output: txt file.
> > But the problem is there's nothing inside the file. It's all garbage like
> > lots of @@@@.
(replying to a reply since I don't seem to have the original)
xpdf comes with a pdftotext utility (as well as a pdftops that might
be different from what you have). Have you tried that?
README file (which describes pdftotext)
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