On our server the pro-plugin fails to parse some pages of pdfs because the used ghostscript-command (version 9.18) does not finish.
For example there is a pdf with 48 pages: the first 24 pages are scanned in a few seconds and on page 25 the gs-command doesn’t return anymore. It runs until it gets killed manually.
The problem is the same if the command is executed in ssh.
In the plugin there’s a fallback that uses \Smalot\PdfParser\Parser which is used if function_exists(‘shell_exec’) returns false. This class parses all pages successfully but its needed to change the php-code to activate it.
Can you add a setting to switch off the use of ghostscript using the parser-class instead?
No reaction at all? Come on! We’re paying are customer and it needs just a checkbox to make us a “satisfied, paying customer”.
Sorry for the late reply.
The setting called “Force Smalot library text import” will be added in the PRO Addon version 0.1.5 ( https://nimbus.everhelper.me/client/notes/share/833946/k002ndceotwvfxmzecy0 )
We will release PRO Addon 0.1.5 this night.
That works fine.
We still have the Problem that some pdfs-import fails on the first try at random status of progress. But the second imports work well and as we do a new import just a few times the year….
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