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PDF (Portable Document Format) is an open standard for fixed format document exchange. Use this tag to indicate questions involving files in this format and also when software is generating/processing this format. When possible and possible relevant indicate the version of the PDF document (as retrieved from the file properties, or using "file document_name.pdf"

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-searchable pdf and to turn this pdf into a new pdf file that contains the text layer on top of the image. On Mac OSX or Windows we could use Adobe Acrobat, but on Linux, specifically on Fedora? https … ://snippets.webaware.com.au/howto/pdf-ocr-linux/ seems to describe a solution - but unfortunately I am already lost when retrieving exact-image. …
asked Aug 4 '16 by ingli
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pdfsandwich If OCaml is installed on your system, you can compile and install as follows: cd pdfsandwich ./configure make sudo make install and this now allows me to run sandwich multipaged-non-searchable.pdf resulting in a searchable pdf. …
answered Aug 4 '16 by ingli
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Following up on how to OCR a pdf file and get the text stored within pdf? I have successfully produced OCRed pdf pages. In Evince, however, the letters are not shown; by this I mean that I cannot … an OCR of a pdf page with pdfsandwich, tesseract produces a page that contains a font which doesn't have any usable glyphs (they named it GlyphLessFont). It has only .notdef and .null …
asked Aug 27 '16 by ingli