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Re: doc-view.el: about cursor and filename display

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: doc-view.el: about cursor and filename display
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 22:26:12 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> There is a difference to PostScript, actually: when I am looking at
>> PDF, I am only _reading_ it, ever (PDF contains file offset tables at
>> the end which makes it rather inconvenient to hand-edit).
> Is there a pdf-mode somewhere?  Maybe one which could decompress the
> PDF to show the underlying postscript-like text-form?

PDF is not per se compressed.  It can include compressed streams and
objects, though.

pdftk can be used for uncompressing this kind of stuff.  The result is
still a valid PDF file, just larger.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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