PDF Preflight in Linux

Jared Bellows plug at thebellows.info
Mon Apr 17 14:05:13 MDT 2006


Thanks for the info. I'll look into it.

Jared

On 4/17/06, Bryan Sant <bryan.sant at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 4/14/06, Jared Bellows <plug at thebellows.info> wrote:
> > I'm trying to automate the process of taking a PDF through a preflight
> to
> > check for font embedding and dpi of images. Does anyone know of tools in
> > Linux (whether free or not) that will retrieve this information from a
> PDF?
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
>
> Here are some possible solutions in Java:
>
> The Big Faceless PDF library (Commercial):
> http://big.faceless.org/products/pdf/index.jsp
>
> PDFBox (BSD):
> http://www.pdfbox.org/
>
>
> I bet you can get what you want out of those PDF files with grep + awk too
> :-).
>
> -Bryan
>
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