[pdftex] OT Convert from pdf to ascii text.

Wybo Dekker wybo at servalys.nl
Sun Mar 6 13:42:15 CET 2005

On Sat, 5 Mar 2005, John R. Culleton wrote:

> > Perhaps I've missed the significance of the intermediate PostScript file
> It is the way I always did it, using Ghostscript tools pdf2ps
> followed by ps2ascii. But your suggestion of going directly from
> pdf to text using pdftotext works, and nothing else does. 
> So thanks! You have saved me several hours of cut and paste.
> It was so smple I missed it. 

It may be helpful to use the option -layout

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