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pdftohtml \- program to convert PDF files into HTML, XML and PNG images
.B pdftohtml
.I "[options] <PDF-file> [<HTML-file> <XML-file>]"
This manual page documents briefly the
.BR pdftohtml
This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution
because the original program does not have a manual page.
.B 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.
.B \-h, \-help
Show summary of options.
.B \-f <int>
first page to print
.B \-l <int>
last page to print
.B \-q
do not print any messages or errors
.B \-v
print copyright and version info
.B \-p
exchange .pdf links with .html
.B \-c
generate complex output
.B \-s
generate single HTML that includes all pages
.B \-i
ignore images
.B \-noframes
generate no frames. Not supported in complex output mode.
.B \-stdout
use standard output
.B \-zoom <fp>
zoom the PDF document (default 1.5)
.B \-xml
output for XML post-processing
.B \-enc <string>
output text encoding name
.B \-opw <string>
owner password (for encrypted files)
.B \-upw <string>
user password (for encrypted files)
.B \-hidden
force hidden text extraction
.B \-dev
output device name for Ghostscript (png16m, jpeg etc).
Unless this option is specified, Splash will be used
.B \-fmt
image file format for Splash output (png or jpg).
If complex is selected, but neither \-fmt or \-dev are specified,
\-fmt png will be assumed
.B \-nomerge
do not merge paragraphs
.B \-nodrm
override document DRM settings
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 <>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).