Hi,

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  "PDF to text covertor?" on Mon, 11 Aug 2008 18:41:51 +0900,
  dare ruby <martin / angleritech.com> wrote:

> Could anyone explain how to do convert PDF to text format.

It seems that Ruby/Poppler(*1), the Ruby bindings of
Poppler(*2), is what you're looking for.
  http://ruby-gnome2.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/ruby-gnome2/ruby-gnome2/trunk/poppler/sample/pdf2text.rb?view=markup

(*1) http://ruby-gnome2.sourceforge.jp/hiki.cgi?Ruby%2FPoppler
(*2) http://poppler.freedesktop.org/

pdftotext is a bundled application in Poppler.


Thanks,
--
kou