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Re: convert PDF to html
- From: George <d1945 at sbcglobal dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 18:44:28 -0800
- Subject: Re: convert PDF to html
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- Reply-to: George <d1945 at sbcglobal dot net>
On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 04:28:27PM -0500, J. David Boyd wrote:
> Are there any utilities in Cygwin to convert PDF to html?
> We are print legacy word perfect documents to PDF files, but would
> like to convert them to html, preserving all layouts and embedded
> graphics, of course.
Of course. And I want a pony.
If your company isn't set up to work with PDF internally, you can expect
to be disappointed with the results of "converting" PDF.
As for Cygwin,
$ apropos pdf | wc -l
A Cygwin package search is available at <http://cygwin.com/packages/>,
but you won't find anything specific to your needs. You can try
pdftohtml <http://pdftohtml.sourceforge.net/> which compiles out of the
box under Cygwin. Alternatively, you can explore the market for various
PDF-related programs, Acrobat plugins, etc. with Google.
My own recommendation would be to re-author the documents and/or
investigate the extent to which a newer version of Wordperfect can read
your old files and output to HTML directly and in a manner that's
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