accessing pdf documents with speakup

Dawes, Stephen Stephen.Dawes at
Mon Aug 11 13:27:17 EDT 2008

Addobe use to provide a online service that you would provide the pdf to and they would send the converted file back in a format of your choice. The choices were something like html or text. Take a look arond on
To see if the service still exists.

Stephen Dawes

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-----Original Message-----
From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2008 11:19 AM
To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux. <speakup at>
Subject: Re: accessing pdf documents with speakup

Don Raikes, le Mon 11 Aug 2008 10:05:00 -0700, a écrit :
> and I don't know of a command-line application which would allow me to
> read them.

pdftotext, from some poppler package.

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