Pdf reader


#1

Hi All,
anyone knows of a pdf reader lib? if not ruby, maybe something in
perl/python… (we’d like to read some pdf fields)
advance thanks for the info
-botp


#2

2005/12/16, Peña, Botp removed_email_address@domain.invalid:

Hi All,
anyone knows of a pdf reader lib? if not ruby, maybe something in perl/python… (we’d like to read some pdf fields)
advance thanks for the info
-botp

Google is your friend:

http://rubyforge.org/projects/ruby-pdf/


#3

anyone knows of a pdf reader lib?

http://rubyforge.org/projects/ruby-pdf/

AFAIK, pdf-writer doesn’t currently support reading PDFs, though it’s
a planned feature:

http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/152073

I’ve used pdftotext (part of the xpdf tools) to extract content from
PDFs into ruby. But as the name suggests, it only helps with extracting
text.

http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/

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