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Re: [swish-e] PDF custom properties

From: Bill Crawford <bill.crawford(at)>
Date: Wed Mar 14 2007 - 18:11:28 GMT
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.

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Received on Wed Mar 14 14:11:29 2007