Nikos Chantziaras <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 01/06/2011 05:45 AM, email@example.com wrote:
>> I want to convert a couple of pdf-documents, which
>> are of test and "ASCIIbased tables", to pure text
>> (ASCII, vim-editable
>> What tool/s are worth being tried out for this task?
>> Thank you very much in advance for any help!
> pdftotext might help. Comes with app-text/poppler.
If the output looks messed up, don't give up, first see the manpage,
there are some switches that may result in a better output.
I think using -layout will help you with the tables.
Nuno J. Silva