If you only have PDFLib Lite installed, I would not recommend bothering with this library, as you can really only output text and import an image, and that’s about it. Forget about adding complexities such as color, blocks functions of library pdf other elements.
You can call it from php by using the exec function or by using a php-java bridge. However, with PDFlib Version 5. Deprecated” and gives the replacement function to be used instead. The API is very similar and even hypertext functions are supported. It does not support I.
Hence following is the various size of PDF Document. Origin is at the lower left and the basic unit is the DTP pt. Do you have a sample pdf ? TCPDF is an Open Source PHP class for generating PDF files on-the-fly without requiring external extensions. 1 version TCPDF supports UTF-8 Unicode and bidirectional languages such as Arabic and Hebrew. Yet another addition to the PDF text extraction code last posted by jorromer.
The code only seemed to work for PDF 1. The code also handles closing brackets in the text stream, which were ignored by the previous version. My regular expression skills are somewhat lacking, so improvements may possible by a more skilled programmer. Run another match over the contents. Translate special characters and put back brackets.
So you are probably passing duff paths to pdf2text. Removing escapeshellcmd worked for me. Just make darned sure you are in control of what is being passed through to your system call. To extend alex’s example earlier, you can use a couple of switches inside the pdf doc to give you the total number of pages, without using any ext. I would have added the whole code, however the site keeps on saying “line is too long yadayada”.
This may return more than one, so look through for the highest value, which is the total number of pages in your doc. I was having trouble with streaming inline PDf’s using PHP 5. Adobe Reader plugin and instead ask me to save it or open it as a PHP file. Oddly enough, I turned off ZLib.
I guess the compression is confusing IE. Maybe this will help someone. Will post over in the PDF section as well. I recently use mattb code below for the extraction of text from PDF files. I modify this code for only extract text fields. I was trying to do pdf_setfont and kept getting the wrong scope error.