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Re: Comparison word against pdf

by thezip (Vicar)
on Apr 16, 2013 at 18:59 UTC ( #1028988=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Comparison word against pdf

I've done some rudimentary parsing of PDF's using CAM::PDF's getPageText() method, but I was only able to deal with PDF v1.4 formatted files though (v1.5 and v1.6 I couldn't parse).

I have not done anything similar in Word, but there must be something around that performs a similar extraction function.

Once you've extracted each file, then you'd need to write the comparator function.

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Re^2: Comparison word against pdf
by hdb (Monsignor) on Apr 16, 2013 at 19:04 UTC

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