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Old 05-04-2004, 04:46 PM   #1
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Unhappy Text Based PDF viewer


Is there a text based pdf viewer ?
 
Old 05-04-2004, 07:18 PM   #2
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Xpdf includes a PDF text extractor (pdf2text) that you can pipe to less and read them that way.
Code:
pdf2text /path/to/myfile.pdf | less
You don't have to have X running to use it.
 
  


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