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NAME

pdfinfo - Portable Document Format (PDF) document information extractor (version 3.00)  

SYNOPSIS

pdfinfo [options] [PDF-file]  

DESCRIPTION

Pdfinfo prints the contents of the 'Info' dictionary (plus some other useful information) from a Portable Document Format (PDF) file.

The 'Info' dictionary contains the following values:

title
subject
keywords
author
creator
producer
creation date
modification date

In addition, the following information is printed:

tagged (yes/no)
page count
encrypted flag (yes/no)
print and copy permissions (if encrypted)
page size
file size
linearized (yes/no)
PDF version
metadata (only if requested)
 

OPTIONS

-f number
Specifies the first page to examine. If multiple pages are requested using the "-f" and "-l" options, the size of each requested page (and, optionally, the bounding boxes for each requested page) are printed. Otherwise, only page one is examined.
-l number
Specifies the last page to examine.
-box
Prints the page box bounding boxes: MediaBox, CropBox, BleedBox, TrimBox, and ArtBox.
-meta
Prints document-level metadata. (This is the "Metadata" stream from the PDF file's Catalog object.)
-enc encoding-name
Sets the encoding to use for text output. This defaults to "UTF-8".
-listenc
Lits the available encodings
-opw password
Specify the owner password for the PDF file. Providing this will bypass all security restrictions.
-upw password
Specify the user password for the PDF file.
-v
Print copyright and version information.
-h
Print usage information. (-help and --help are equivalent.)
 

EXIT CODES

The Xpdf tools use the following exit codes:
0
No error.
1
Error opening a PDF file.
2
Error opening an output file.
3
Error related to PDF permissions.
99
Other error.
 

AUTHOR

The pdfinfo software and documentation are copyright 1996-2004 Glyph & Cog, LLC.  

SEE ALSO

pdftops(1), pdftotext(1), pdffonts(1), pdftoppm(1), pdfimages(1),


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXIT CODES
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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