[fpc-pascal] Re: Text scan in text files - (was: Full text scan - PDF files)

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Mon Nov 1 19:36:18 CET 2010

On Mon, November 1, 2010 19:20, Marcos Douglas wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl>
> wrote:
>> In our previous episode, Marcos Douglas said:
>>> <albertonarduzzi at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> >> Somebody can help me please?
>>> >> I need to search strings in Text files using just FPC.
>>> >
>>> > how about reading every line and then using Pos() to see if some
>>> string is
>>> > there?
>>> >
>>> I don't think this way is the fast way   :(
>>> I have many PDF files with several pages each.
>> You'll be surprised. I've done multi million line logfiles that way. A
>> pdf2txt is infinitely slow compared with such processing.
> Ok, but I need to work with pure text. The PDF files are "compiled".

Sorry, I'm confused now. Do you want to search for text strings within PDF
files or within regular text files?


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