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But it makes a number of assumptions
The first being that you have pdftotext installed
Second .. that the first line of the pdf is a suitable file name ( both descriptive and with "valid" characters , at the moment "/" will break it... )
and others I have not thought about
it won't actually do anything, just print commands
obviously you should substitute the /path/to/.. to existing directories,
pdfinfo instead of pdftotext might get "better" results if the title is embedded
how many files do you have?
that is an important question
no, not really
their assumption was you were interested in plain text files, and looking for something specific.
from the start I knew ( ok felt ) you were not
we are in an almost imposible situation
I can not give you a magic spell for what you want
I can offer a service, but it is a service I can not give a 100% guarantee for
pragmatically processing 1000s of pdf,doc, xls files is a little hit and miss
I can probably make some sense , and get something "useful",
then again maybe not,
I have no idea what is in the files ( first line is a wile guess ) , and thus far I have not even looked at an excel or word document.
From my view , these files are not worth much, since they were only on a usb flash drive.
But this is because I know that USB flash drives are not for primary storage or backup.. So I know they are perhaps important
Right now you have the files, they work bit have silly names
You have 1000s, do you actually use them?
look back over what you have posted
Pretty much nothing..
I have been guessing at your needs
and still you come back with nothing