[ILUG] pdf document info, ls date format and awk commands
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Tue Jan 15 14:15:50 GMT 2002
On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 01:53:09PM -0000, Declan Grady mentioned:
> 3 questions:
> 1. How can I get the date format to show 11-Jan-2002 instead of 11-Jan-14:10
Checkout the date manpage. Loads of info on how to use + and % to make
life easy for you.
> 2. How can I *easily* get the "description" from the pdf "document info"
> from each pdf file ?
Only thing I can think of is to get the source to xpdf, and write a
program to do it.
> 3. How *should* I have gone about achieving this, considering I'm no
> programmer ?
About the way you are...though seeing as it's a web page, I'd have used
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