Pdfgrep

Overview

Pdfgrep is a tool to search text in PDF files. It works similarly to grep.

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Features

  • search using regular expressions.

  • support for some important grep options, including:

    • filename output.

    • page number output.

    • optional case insensitivity.

    • count occurrences.

    • recursive search.

  • and the most important feature: color output!

For a complete documentation, please consult the manpage.

Download

The latest version is 1.3.2. You can download it here.

The development happens on GitLab. You can view the code online or simply clone the git repository:

git clone https://gitlab.com/pdfgrep/pdfgrep.git

Contact

General questions, suggestions, bug reports, patches or anything else can be sent to the mailinglist at pdfgrep-users@lists.sourceforge.net.

You can also use the issue tracker for bug reports or create a merge request on GitLab, if you prefer that over mailinglists.

Dependencies

  • poppler