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software for reading sequence from PDF file

Alan Williams Alan at Avocado.UCR.edu
Sat Mar 20 10:20:49 EST 1999


Alan Williams <Alan at Avocado.UCR.edu> wrote:
: If you have access to a UNIX or Linux machine you can use 
: pdftops which is part of the xpdf program as of version 0.7 
  ^^^^^^^
  Ooops! Shoud be pdftotext.

: (see http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/). Another option is the 
: ghostscript package ( pdf2ps | ps2ascii ). There are some
: patches to allow these programs to deal with compression and
: encryption as well.  

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