Thursday, August 21, 2008

Extracting figures from papers

I want to automatically extract figures from papers, but of course most papers come in .pdf, not .ps form...

This site has a great tool for extracting figures from .ps papers:

If anyone can tell me how to do the same thing for .pdfs (automatically extract figures from pdfs) I'd appreciate it.

Update 12/13/08: One solution is listed at use pdfimages, part of the xpdf package.

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