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How do you count the column and line numbers in a pdf document? Is there a simple script or program that can do this?

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How do you count the column and line numbers in a pdf document? Is there a simple script or program that can do this?
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You can convert the pdf to text, and then it becomes a trivial process.

To convert pdf to text, you can use program like this (http://www.pdf2text.com/) or send it as an attachment to a gmail, which allow you to view as html.

Once in text format, there's tons of scripts to do what you want.
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