Date: Oct 9, 2013 2:47 PM
Author: Derek Goring
Subject: Re: .pdf to .txt

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 4:57:06 AM UTC+13, someone wrote:
> "JASON " <grandmaster5@hotmail.com> wrote in message <l33s92$k87$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
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> > That's be cheating. But seriously. I have A LOT of files and most of the converters only allow one or a few at a time. I want to automate the process.
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> Well, you could put one of:
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> dos, system, !, unix, or perl
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> inside a for loop with a call to one of the converters.
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> You may also want to look at the MATLAB FAQ:
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> <<http://matlab.wikia.com/wiki/FAQ#How_can_I_process_a_sequence_of_files.3F>>


The one I use is VeryPDF's pdf2txt.exe in a loop with a system call, as someone has suggested.