Utilities based on 'libpoppler' for extracting text, fonts, attachments and metadata from a pdf file. Also implements rendering of PDF to bitmaps on supported platforms.

Documentation

Manual: pdftools.pdf
Vignette: None available.

Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at berkeley.edu>

Author(s): Jeroen Ooms

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("pdftools")

Depends
Imports Rcpp(>=0.12.0)
Suggests jpeg, png, webp
Enhances
Linking to Rcpp
Reverse
depends
pdfsearch
Reverse
imports
textreadr
Reverse
suggests
hunspell, magick, tesseract
Reverse
enhances
Reverse
linking to

Package pdftools
Materials
URL https://ropensci.org/blog/2016/03/01/pdftools-and-jeroen (blog) https://github.com/ropensci/pdftools#readme (devel) https://poppler.freedesktop.org (upstream)
Task Views
Version 1.2
Published 2017-03-30
License MIT + file LICENSE
BugReports https://github.com/ropensci/pdftools/issues
SystemRequirements Poppler C++ interface library and headers
NeedsCompilation yes
Citation
CRAN checks pdftools check results
Package source pdftools_1.2.tar.gz