[Tugindia] RE: tugindia Digest, Vol 38, Issue 18

david dowen at carib-link.net
Sat Feb 25 20:37:44 CET 2006

Thanks very much. I appreciate your reply.

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   1. Re: pdf to tex (A. Mani)
   2. BaKoMa (Dr Vaibhav Banait)


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Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 02:45:38 +0530
From: "A. Mani" <a_mani_sc_gs at yahoo.co.in>
Subject: [Tugindia] Re: pdf to tex
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>    1. pdf to tex (dowen)
>    2. Re: pdf to tex (Mahesh T. Pai)

> "dowen" <dowen at carib-link.net> writes:
> > Hi, Everyone,
> >
> > I would appreciate any help in finding how to convert a PDF file to a
> > file so that I may use this with Latex.
> Not Easy; as it depends on the origin of the pdf file. There are
> several pdfs which display text; but are actually images embedded in
> the pdf. It would be well-nigh impossible to convert such embedded
> images to text.
That usually applies to scanned documents and such.
Simply use the tools pdftotext or kpdftool or pdftk and txt2tags in
to get some kind of tex file.

Now if the original is an image, then it is still possible to use OCR
to eventually get a tex file.

A. Mani
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Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 22:31:44 -0800 (PST)
From: Dr Vaibhav Banait <vbanait at yahoo.com>
Subject: [Tugindia] BaKoMa
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Is there any freeware similar to BaKOMa.

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