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Re: Storing Descriptions for PDF Files

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Fri Sep 27 2002 - 18:46:16 GMT
At 02:33 PM 09/27/02 -0400, Jeffrey.Grunstein@ny.frb.org wrote:
>
>We have lots of PDF files and some of them are very big.  None have a
>metadata description set (the people
>who created them are lazy).
>
>Will any of the filters parse the document and take the first n characters,
>like what StoreDescription does?

Yes.

In the simple case you can do something like:

    FileFilter .pdf pdftotext "'%p' -"
    IndexContents TXT .pdf
    StoreDescription TXT 1000



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Bill Moseley
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Received on Fri Sep 27 18:49:46 2002