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Re: [swish-e] PDF custom properties

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Wed Mar 14 2007 - 18:21:36 GMT
Bill Crawford scribbled on 3/14/07 1:11 PM:
> On Wednesday 14 Mar 2007, Eric Jobidon wrote:
>> I have successfully been using the PDFToText utility to extract text and
>> "standard" metadata from PDF files. The tool does not, however, offer the
>> capability to export PDF custom properties.
>> Does anyone know of an open source Linux CLI tool that allows the
>> extraction of PDF custom properties?
> When you say "standard" do you mean the title, subject etc? There's an option 
> to pdfinfo "-meta" to extract additional metadata, but I don't have any PDFs 
> with such to test it.

yes, that's how SWISH::Filters::Pdf2HTML does it, with pdfinfo.

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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Received on Wed Mar 14 14:21:37 2007