Roland Winkler <Roland.Winkler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> No, I'll have a look if that's easy to do. Til then you can use
>> ! pdftotext ? - RET
>> from within dired.
> Of course, not all pdf files are such that pdftotext can give
> meaningful results. Figures and, say, formulas in a file generated
> with pdflatex will be screwed up. However, fairly often I need to use
> a tty. Anything that helps me along that way is greatly
> appreciated. For me, one of the big advantages of emacs is that it
> allows me to get the most out of a plain old tty.
In emacs from the current CVS I've added a new binding C-c C-t in
doc-view-mode which opens the text of the current doc in a new buffer.
When on a tty a message mentions that.