How to use 'pdftotext python' in Python

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4def pdftotext(filename: str) -> str:
5 """Convert a PDF file to a text equivalent.
6
7 Args:
8 filename: A string path, the filename to convert.
9 Returns:
10 A string, the text contents of the filename.
11 """
12
13 executable = ['pdftotext', '-layout', filename, '-']
14 pipe = Popen(executable, stdout=PIPE, stderr=PIPE)
15 stdout, stderr = pipe.communicate()
16
17 if stderr:
18 raise ValueError(stderr.decode('utf-8'))
19 else:
20 return stdout.decode()
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946def writetextdoctopdf(text, **kwargs):
947
948 output = {}
949 try:
950 import reportlab
951 except ImportError:
952 output['message'] += "You do not have reportlab installed. You need to do that. "
953 output['status'] = 1
954 return output
955
956 from reportlab.pdfgen import canvas
957 from reportlab.lib.pagesizes import letter, landscape
958 from reportlab.lib.testutils import setOutDir,makeSuiteForClasses, outputfile, printLocation
959 from reportlab.platypus import Paragraph, SimpleDocTemplate, XBox, Indenter, XPreformatted
960 from reportlab.lib.styles import ParagraphStyle
961 from reportlab.lib.units import inch
962 from reportlab.lib.colors import red, black, navy, white, green
963 from reportlab.lib.randomtext import randomText
964 from reportlab.rl_config import defaultPageSize
965
966 styNormal = ParagraphStyle('normal')
967
968 styIndent1 = ParagraphStyle('normal', leftIndent=10)
969
970 body = []
971
972 for index,item in enumerate(text.split('\n')):
973 tabs = item.count('\t')
974 thisStyle = ParagraphStyle('normal', leftIndent=10*tabs)
975 body.append(Paragraph(item, thisStyle))
976
977 body.append(Paragraph("""<para>\n\tThis has newlines and tabs on the front but inside the para tag</para>""", styNormal))
978 doc = SimpleDocTemplate(kwargs['outputfile'])
979 # doc.build(body, onFirstPage=formatted_page, onLaterPages=formatted_page)
980 doc.build(body)
981
982 return output

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