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Extract text and images from pdf file

Hi guys, can you guide me to tutorials, examples and scripts where I
can learn how to extract text, images, etc  from pdf file.

Thanks
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On Mar 31, 3:42 am, undbund <undb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys, can you guide me to tutorials, examples and scripts where I
> can learn how to extract text, images, etc  from pdf file.
>
> Thanks
> Undbund
start here
http://www.php.net/pdf
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srsilveira (21)
3/31/2008 5:32:04 PM
SrSilveira <srsilveira@gmail.com> wrote:
>On Mar 31, 3:42 am, undbund <undb...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi guys, can you guide me to tutorials, examples and scripts where I
>> can learn how to extract text, images, etc  from pdf file.
>
>start here
>http://www.php.net/pdf

That's an interesting suggestion, but it doesn't do anything to solve his
problem.  The PDF functions are used to CREATE PDFs, but they don't do
anything about READING PDFs.

To extract stuff from a PDF file, you need a PDF rendering library.  I'm
not aware of any PHP packages that do that (although I'm sure someone will
correct me), but you might look into xpdf or poppler.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr@probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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timr (1409)
4/1/2008 5:48:08 AM
On Apr 1, 5:48 pm, Tim Roberts <t...@probo.com> wrote:
> SrSilveira <srsilve...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >On Mar 31, 3:42 am, undbund <undb...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> Hi guys, can you guide me to tutorials, examples and scripts where I
> >> can learn how to extract text, images, etc  from pdf file.
>
> >start here
> >http://www.php.net/pdf
>
> That's an interesting suggestion, but it doesn't do anything to solve his
> problem.  The PDF functions are used to CREATE PDFs, but they don't do
> anything about READING PDFs.
>
> To extract stuff from a PDF file, you need a PDF rendering library.  I'm
> not aware of any PHP packages that do that (although I'm sure someone will
> correct me), but you might look into xpdf or poppler.
> --
> Tim Roberts, t...@probo.com
> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

I have looked over for such libraries, but they cost too much and I
found non for PHP. Can this be done in any other programming language?

Thanks for all your replies
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undbund (35)
4/2/2008 12:35:56 AM
undbund wrote:
> On Apr 1, 5:48 pm, Tim Roberts <t...@probo.com> wrote:
>> SrSilveira <srsilve...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mar 31, 3:42 am, undbund <undb...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi guys, can you guide me to tutorials, examples and scripts where I
>>>> can learn how to extract text, images, etc  from pdf file.
>>> start here
>>> http://www.php.net/pdf
>> That's an interesting suggestion, but it doesn't do anything to solve his
>> problem.  The PDF functions are used to CREATE PDFs, but they don't do
>> anything about READING PDFs.
>>
>> To extract stuff from a PDF file, you need a PDF rendering library.  I'm
>> not aware of any PHP packages that do that (although I'm sure someone will
>> correct me), but you might look into xpdf or poppler.
>> --
>> Tim Roberts, t...@probo.com
>> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
> 
> I have looked over for such libraries, but they cost too much and I
> found non for PHP. Can this be done in any other programming language?
> 
> Thanks for all your replies
> 

Who knows?  Ask in another language newsgroup.

But I don't know of anything for PHP.

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jstucklex (14659)
4/2/2008 1:47:09 AM
"undbund" <undbund@gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:9dba2711-a98a-4a52-be0e-049399bb4e9d@s37g2000prg.googlegroups.com...
> On Apr 1, 5:48 pm, Tim Roberts <t...@probo.com> wrote:
>> SrSilveira <srsilve...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >On Mar 31, 3:42 am, undbund <undb...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >> Hi guys, can you guide me to tutorials, examples and scripts 
>> >> where I
>> >> can learn how to extract text, images, etc  from pdf file.
>>
>> >start here
>> >http://www.php.net/pdf
>>
>> That's an interesting suggestion, but it doesn't do anything to 
>> solve his
>> problem.  The PDF functions are used to CREATE PDFs, but they don't 
>> do
>> anything about READING PDFs.
>>
>> To extract stuff from a PDF file, you need a PDF rendering library. 
>> I'm
>> not aware of any PHP packages that do that (although I'm sure 
>> someone will
>> correct me), but you might look into xpdf or poppler.
>> --
>> Tim Roberts, t...@probo.com
>> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
>
> I have looked over for such libraries, but they cost too much and I
> found non for PHP. Can this be done in any other programming 
> language?
>
> Thanks for all your replies

Hi,

have a look at Perl and the PDF::Reuse module.

R. 


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Richard
4/2/2008 1:54:56 AM
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