Forum: Ruby PDF Reader

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4b6af5d0df83ff1c3e02cad3f3f9638d?d=identicon&s=25 Chintakrindi Meghanath (Guest)
on 2006-01-11 16:40
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Hi

Can we use "rpdf2txt"  for the PDF reading ?



Thanks

Meghanath

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9d0207c91dd4cbc7e7b5f5be98c85e2b?d=identicon&s=25 Hannes Wyss (Guest)
on 2006-01-11 19:58
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Meghanath

With a custom callback-handler, you can get the text out ouf your PDF
and into your application. That is as long as you need no fancy stuff
such as rotated text, images, colors, etc. - rpdf2txt is very
text-centered at the moment.

I've attached an example how this might be done. Caveat: you'll need the
newest version of rpdf2txt (v. 1.0.4) - I found a couple of issues while
writing this example..

Cheers
Hannes

On 1/11/06, Chintakrindi Meghanath
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