How to extract whole text from a PDF file with the PDF widget?

Paul Dupuis paul at
Fri Dec 10 17:22:56 EST 2021

There must be an undocumented property for the text of a page - there 
was a function to return the full text of a page in the External (XPDF) 
and to get the full text of the PDF file, you just stepped through the 
pages (1..N) getting and concatenating the page text.

Monte? LC 10.0.0 Dictionary does not list a property for the page text.

On 12/10/2021 4:46 PM, Torsten Holmer via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a PDF file with text and pictures, but I just want the text.
> I can do it manually with Ctrl-A and Ctrl-Copy by viewing the file with Preview on MacOS.
> I have a business licence and want to use the PDF widget but I cannot find a way to do it.
> Can someone help me out?
> Cheers,
> Torsten
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