PDF inventory software

illoai at gmail.com illoai at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 17:51:36 UTC 2009

2009/6/9 Daniel Underwood <djuatdelta at gmail.com>:
> When I enter:
> $ find *.pdf -print0 | xargs -0 pdftotext
> nothing seems to happen.  Although there is no error message, the text
> files are not created. Any idea why?

Ah, apologies.  I was just testing with
$ find *.pdf -print0 | xargs -0 cat
to see if the pipe itself worked as expected.
I guess pdftotext is one of those things I've yet to grok,
since on my end all I get is the -h message from pdftotext.

PS I'm glad you did find (better) help on the list.


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