diffpdf man page

diffpdf — Compare two PDF files

Synopsis

diffpdf [Options] [FILE1 [FILE2]]

Description

A GUI program that compares two PDF files and shows their differences.

The files are optional and are normally set through the user interface.

Options

--help

show usage text and terminate (run the program without this option and press F1 for online help).

-a, --appearance

set the initial comparison mode to Appearance.

-c, --characters

set the initial comparison mode to Characters.

-w, --words

set the initial comparison mode to Words (this is the default).

--language=LANG

set the program to use the given translation language, e.g., en for English, cz for Czech; English will be used if there is no translation available.

--debug=2

write the text fed to the sequence matcher into temporary files (e.g., /tmp/page1.txt etc.)

--debug=2

as --debug=2 but also includes coordinates in y, x order.

Author

DiffPDF is written by Mark Summerfield. This man page written by Jonathan Wakely based on documentation written by Mark Summerfield.

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Copyright © 2008-13 Qtrac Ltd.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or (at your option), any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.

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