Skip to main content

Python wrapper for xpdf

Project description

xpdf python
===============================

version number: 0.0.10

author: Edward Atkins

python >= 3.4

Overview
--------

Python wrapper for xpdf (currently just the "pdftotext" utility)

Installation / Usage
--------------------

To install using pip from pypi:

$ pip install xpdf_python

To install using pip from github:

$ pip install git+https://github.com:/ecatkins/xpdf_python

Or clone the repo:

$ git clone https://github.com/ecatkins/xpdf_python.git
$ python setup.py install

The package will attempt to automatically install xpdf. If this fails use either:
1. Instructions for your OS found [here](http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/download.html) OR
2. The bash scripts found in this repo's install_xpdf subdirectory


Operating Systems
------------

macOS, Linux

Note: For Linux you may need to install the libxp6 library:

sudo apt install libxp6 (Ubuntu)
sudo yum install libXp.so.6 (Centos)

Example
-------

from xpdf_python import to_text

pdf_location = '/path/to/my.pdf'
text = to_text(pdf_location)

Supported by
------------

<a href = "http://dealstatrei.com"><img src="dealstat-logo.png" width="100"> </a>

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Files for xpdf-python, version 0.0.10
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size xpdf_python-0.0.10.tar.gz (3.8 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing Datadog Datadog Monitoring DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate Facebook / Instagram Facebook / Instagram PSF Sponsor Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Salesforce Salesforce PSF Sponsor Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page