[ale] HOW2 search for text in a "PDF" file ?
ccthomas at joimail.com
Wed Aug 31 12:02:24 EDT 2005
Sounds good !
Thank you Joe,
On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 09:41, Joe Steele wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 09:56 -0500, Courtney Thomas wrote:
> > I can open the pdf files using xpdf, but what I need to do, [sorry for
> > the opaque description], is to search a DIR of pdf files, printing names
> > of those containing specified text.
> On occasion I find it useful to take a whole bunch of PDFs and convert
> them into a single PDF for viewing/printing/searching:
> for i in *.pdf; do pdftops --paper match "$i" -; done > master-doc.ps
> ps2pdf13 master-doc.ps
> (I prefer pdftops over pdf2ps because it doesn't convert the fonts to
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