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[REBOL] Re: Converting Word .DOC and .PDF to text files

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 26-Sep-2002 15:09

Hi Anton, On Thursday, September 26, 2002, 11:54:15 AM, you wrote: A> Gabriele wrote a pdf generator, but he said parsing A> pdf files is really hard, but perhaps just the text A> might be easier. It depends. If you are lucky, getting the text out of it is really easy. You can easily get the text out of a PDF generated by PDF Maker. However, if the file is compressed and/or encrypted, you need to do a fair amount of job to get to the text... And usually, PDF files are at least compressed. Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer Amigan -- AGI L'Aquila -- REB: