Roland Smith writes:

>  >    pdftotext fail on the large [32MB] file I've got.  Is there any
>  >    other way I can translate this huge textfile to ascii or html or
>  >    text?
>  

>  Please define "fail" in this context? I've used pdftotxt on
>  documents exceeding 40MB. However there are of course things that
>  don't work;
>  
>  1) Some PDFs are just wrappers around JPEG images. In this case
>  there is no text for pdftotext to convert => epic fail.

        In this case "convert" from the ImageMagick port will get you a
series of .jpg/.gif/.<whatever>.  Read the manual carefully before
attempting; also note this can be a slow process.


                        Robert Huff


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