[fpc-pascal] Can I incorporate PDF files?

David W Noon david.w.noon at ntlworld.com
Fri Feb 20 21:15:57 CET 2009

On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 15:49 -0200, John Coppens wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Feb 2009 12:35:07 -0500
> John Youngquist <johny at iaw.com> wrote:
> > I would like to add a help facility that would search a topic in a
> > PDF format manual and display the appropriate page. It there
> > Module to read and search PDF file available.
> An easy solution in Linux would be to call xpdf from the program. You can
> specify the PDF on the line, and either a page number to jump to, or a
> named destination (if they were defined inside the pdf).

What causes you to believe everyone has XPDF installed?

A more widely used option would be Ghostview, but even that cannot be


Dave  [RLU #314465]
david.w.noon at ntlworld.com (David W Noon)

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