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Reading PDF files from C++


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#1 SankaSL


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Posted 27 September 2010 - 12:52 AM

Hey, I wont to make a program which can read a PDF and find itz 'title' and 'author' and write it to a .txt file..
most of the PDF files are encoded, i need to decode them and fine the title so im not sure how to do that...
please help!

Thanx in advance.
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#2 julmuri


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Posted 27 September 2010 - 01:48 AM

You should look into pdf spec if you want to roll your own parser
PDF Reference and Adobe Extensions to the PDF Specification

or look into existing ones, like: PoDoFo.
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std::string s("oberq zhpu?");std::for_each(s.begin(),s.end(),[&](char&c){c=~c;c=~c-0x01/(~(c|0x20)/0x0D*0x02-0x0B)*0x0D;});std::cout<<s;

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 01:48 AM

Here: Poppler
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