Text refers to the font/ text and/or is styled with some of the text formatting properties.

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Understanding the PDF file Format – ActualText

Text is defined in the PDF file format as a display value (normally what you see onscreen) and an extraction value. It is useful...
Mark Stephens
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PDF search

PDF search is a topic I have seen some very strange discussions on recently in several places so I felt a blog post would...
Mark Stephens
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Search PDF Files With Regular Expressions – Generating Teasers

Recently I have had some questions on how it would be possible to display search results including two words from either side of the...
Kieran France
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PDF to HTML5 conversion – Where are my hyphens?

The devil is always in the detail with the PDF spec. I have been working on a PDF file where the Hyphen character was...
Mark Stephens
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Search PDF Files With Regular Expressions – Customizing Your…

With our update to the pdf search code we now route all our search functionality through the Java regular expressions engine. This has allowed...
Kieran France
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