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Re: Indexing pdf files

From: <moseley(at)>
Date: Fri Jul 25 2003 - 14:13:01 GMT
On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 06:35:42AM -0700, Klingensmith, Rick wrote:
> I'm having a problem getting filters to index .pdf files in a Windows 2000 /
> XP Pro environment.

> #FileFilter .pdf c:/SWISH-E/filter-bin/ "'%p' -"
> FileFilter .pdf c:/SWISH-E/filter-bin/
> FileFilter .pdf c:/SWISH-E/filter-bin/pdftotext.exe "'%p'"

I think you only want to use one.

See the section titled: 

  Notes when using MS Windows 


Windows doesn't use single quotes, I think.  Also pdftotext needs an 
output file.  Use a dash to indicate stdout.

Something like:

  FileFilter .pdf c:/SWISH-E/filter-bin/pdftotext.exe '"%p" -'

Bill Moseley
Received on Fri Jul 25 14:13:19 2003