[ILUG-BOM] grep for pdf files

Uday P. Khedker uday at cse.iitb.ac.in
Tue Jan 8 14:58:24 IST 2019


Thanks!

I thought it would be available with default pdf tools and had tried the command but it was not found. Installed it explicitly after your email and it worked like a charm!


Baskar Selvaraj wrote on 08/01/19 2:54 PM:
> try pdfgrep
>
> On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 2:53 PM Uday P. Khedker <uday at cse.iitb.ac.in> wrote:
>
>> Does anyone know a grep like utility for pdf files?
>>
>> I know that one can search using CTRL-F in evince but I want to search on
>> command line for further processing.
>>
>> Thanks and regards,
>>
>> Uday.
>>
>>
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