[Slackbuilds-users] Copying PDF-1.7 text using -14.2 [RESOLVED]

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Sep 15 13:25:31 UTC 2020

On Mon, 14 Sep 2020, Rich Shepard wrote:

> Is there a 14.2-compatible tool that allows copying of PDF-1.7 highlighted
> text?

Yep, there is.

I display a PDF-1.7 document using xpdf then print it to a .ps file. Then
when I use the default -14.2 ps2pdf to convert the PostScript to PDF format
it's in PDF version 1.4. This kludge allows me to copy large blocks of text

Thanks all! Stay well,


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