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The Grumpy Editor's Guide to PDF Viewers

The Grumpy Editor's Guide to PDF Viewers

Posted Nov 30, 2004 10:12 UTC (Tue) by alanjwylie (subscriber, #4794)
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor's Guide to PDF Viewers

Don't forget good old less(1). With $LESSOPEN set to lesspipe[1] and
pdftotext from the xpdf package installed , it's easy to take a quick look
at the text contents of PDF files.

[1] http://www-zeuthen.desy.de/~friebel/unix/lesspipe.html


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