Read PDFs in the command line

pdftohtml -i -stdout FILE.pdf | w3m -T text/html
Turns a PDF into HTML (without images) and prints it to the standard out which is picked up and interpreted by w3m.

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By: Haegin
2010-11-03 12:01:01

What Others Think

Is there a way to keep the layout of the pdf as well? Or is it best to just use pdftotext -layout
shanejoel · 193 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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