On Sat, Nov 03, 2007 at 09:03:17PM -0400, Mike Jeays wrote: > On November 3, 2007 08:38:55 pm Gary Kline wrote: > > A couple weeks ago I skimmed thru the postings on editing PDF > > files. Wasn't entirely clear what the answer it because I never > > thought I would need to edit a GUI file. I just found a book > > from 1883 in pdf format. I would like a text/ASCII/ISO_8859-1 > > version. Tried pfdtotext, but it doesn't work. Nutshell: is > > there something I can use to edit/look-at this book and get rid > > of whateveriit is that's causing pdftotext to fail. (sorry for > > the grammar.... ) > > > > gary > > Try gv and xpdf. You might get lucky. > > Otherwise - try od :-) >
Welll, yeah, I can view ths file with xpdf or any other viewer, but can't figure out what's blocking it from being converted to ASCII. I've seen pdfedit for linux, but haven't found it.... thanks, gary PS: can't figure out whyanybody would take a pub domain book 125 years old any say "copyright"...... *mumble* > > > > -- > Mike Jeays > http://www.jeays.ca > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"