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Rob van den Berg

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PDF to plain text, please

BLOB-stored PDF’s can be indexed using Oracle Text using the AUTO_FILTER. This filter can also be applied when just converting the PDF to plain text. You don’t need an index in that case. However, this eats-all-type filter might be missing out on specific PDF documents, even if the PDF version in combination with its security settings are supported. What are the alternatives…