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With the help of Martin Hosken, author of the Text::PDF modules I attacked the task like this:
#!perl -w use strict; use Text::PDF::File; if (@ARGV) { for my $file (@ARGV) { if ( -r $file ) { print gettitle($file), "\n" } } } elsif ( $^O =~ /Mac/ ) { chomp( my $pwd = `pwd` ); my $file = MacPerl::Ask( "Input file:", $pwd ); if ( -r $file ) { print gettitle($file), "\n" } } else { die "no input, no output\n"; } sub gettitle { my $pdffile = shift; my $pdf = Text::PDF::File->open($pdffile) || die; my $info = $pdf->{'Info'}->val; my $title = $info->{'Title'}->val; }
I will check if manually going through all lines of the PDF file will give a speed boost.

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