[pdftex] [OT] PDF information extraction scripts?

Martin Schröder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Wed Mar 28 11:18:37 CEST 2001

On 2001-03-27 17:37:45 +0200, Magnus Lie Hetland wrote:
> Are there any standard information extraction
> scripts/command line programs for unix out there?
> The important thing is that it can extract pdf
> document title and can be called from the command
> line...

xpdf comes with a program pdfinfo; output is like this:

Title:        Bell Labs Technical Journal
Subject:      A Software Fault Prevention Approach in Coding and Root Cause Analysis
Creator:      QuarkXPressª 4.02: LaserWriter 8 8.5.1
Producer:     Acrobat Distiller 3.02 for Power Macintosh
CreationDate: 19980728134220
ModDate:      20000424095149-04'00'
Pages:        19
Encrypted:    yes (print:yes copy:no)
Linearized:   yes

Best regards

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