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.  

Alan Williams           (finger alan at avocado.ucr.edu for pgp public key)
University of California, Riverside   "Where observation is concerned,
Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences     chance favors the prepared mind."  
Alan at Avocado.UCR.edu                               -- Louis Pasteur

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