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EXECUTING A SERVICE FROM AUTOMATION

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I am trying to run a service that I have set up on my mac from a terminal. The service extracts text from a PDF which is what I am trying to do systematically but I have not found a way to execute the new service from a terminal ( or from perl).
I'm open to other ways to extract the text in a terminal or perl ( but PDF::API2 have failed due to problems with the pdf but the service does not fail).



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I don't know how you exactly call your service, but do you know there is an
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command since 10.4? Maybe it could help here.
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how do i find documentation on the command ?
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