very unusal pdf problem?
T. V. Raman
raman at users.sourceforge.net
Tue May 15 02:24:56 UTC 2007
I think you have a corrupted PDF file from what I see in the
Perhaps the file was compressed or otherwise encrypted over and
above being a PDF file.
>>>>> "Karen" == Karen Lewellen <klewellen at shellworld.net> writes:
Karen> Hello all again, Here is the capture of the error
Karen> messages, and the return echo code. I have not tried
Karen> the last suggestion yet, forcing a null config, but
Karen> will do that shortly. Here you go, Karen
Karen> [klewellen] $ pdftotext -opw 'nature*fox'
Karen> from_idea_to_air.pdf > ideam.txt Error (1127608): Name
Karen> token too long Error (1127613): Dictionary key must be
Karen> a name object Error (1127614): Dictionary key must be
Karen> a name object Error (1127620): Dictionary key must be
Karen> a name object Error (1127728): Name token too long
Karen> Error (1127875): Name token too long Error (1127880):
Karen> Dictionary key must be a name object Error: End of
Karen> file inside dictionary
Karen> [klewellen] $
Karen> On Mon, 14 May 2007, Henry Yen wrote:
>> Looks exactly right. Would you be able to post the total
>> output of your command? If the error messages can be
>> looked at in the source code, perhaps we can get a hint.
>> Also, the output redirection implies that you're using a
>> different version than what I'm looking at, so also post
>> the output of: pdftotext -v
>> Also, also, immediately after the failing command, post
>> the return code: echo $?
>> Also, also, also, maybe you've got a strange config file
>> that's being read; try forcing a null config file, e.g.:
>> pdftotext -cfg /dev/null -opw 'nature*fox'
>> On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 17:51:30PM -0400, Karen Lewellen
>>> Hi there, here is exactly hat I am typing. pdftotext
>>> -opw 'nature*fox' from_idea_to_air.pdf > idea2.txt I get
>>> a number of errors, including that the name token is too
>>> long, that the dictionary must be a known object, and
>>> some repeats of the above. Thanks for your hints on
>>> this. See anything wrong with how I am entering the
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