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PDFTOHTML(1) General Commands Manual PDFTOHTML(1)

pdftohtml - program to convert PDF files into HTML, XML and PNG images

pdftohtml [options] <PDF-file> [<HTML-file> <XML-file>]

This manual page documents briefly the pdftohtml command. This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

pdftohtml is a program that converts PDF documents into HTML. It generates its output in the current working directory.

A summary of options are included below.
-h, -help
Show summary of options.
-f <int>
first page to print
-l <int>
last page to print
-q
do not print any messages or errors
-v
print copyright and version info
-p
exchange .pdf links with .html
-c
generate complex output
-s
generate single HTML that includes all pages
-dataurls
use data URLs instead of external images in HTML. No available in all platforms
-i
ignore images
-noframes
generate no frames. Not supported in complex output mode.
-stdout
use standard output
-zoom <fp>
zoom the PDF document (default 1.5)
-xml
output for XML post-processing
-noRoundedCoordinates
do not round coordinates (with XML output only)
-enc <string>
output text encoding name
-opw <string>
owner password (for encrypted files)
-upw <string>
user password (for encrypted files)
-hidden
force hidden text extraction
-fmt
image file format for Splash output (png or jpg). If complex is selected, but -fmt is not specified, -fmt png will be assumed
-nomerge
do not merge paragraphs
-nodrm
override document DRM settings
-wbt <fp>
adjust the word break threshold percent. Default is 10. Word break occurs when distance between two adjacent characters is greater than this percent of character height.
-fontfullname
outputs the font name without any substitutions.

Pdftohtml was developed by Gueorgui Ovtcharov and Rainer Dorsch. It is based and benefits a lot from Derek Noonburg's xpdf package.

This manual page was written by Søren Boll Overgaard <boll@debian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

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