PDF Alchemist

List of Command Line Options

Note: The optional command line parameters are shown here with a double dash, as in “--cmap” or “--imageDPI”, but you can also use a single dash with a parameter, as in “-blackText” or “-purpose”.

Option name Description
--blackText Render all text as black
--borderlessTableDetectionOnPages Render content as tables in output if found without borders
--cmap Enter path to local directory that holds cMap font files
--enableBookmarks Disable process to convert PDF bookmarks into table of contents
--enableCaptions Look for captions under images
--enableInfographicDetection Disable ability to export charts and diagrams as images
--help List parameter options
--flattenForms Convert PDF forms documents into non-interactive files
--fontDirectoryPath Enter path to local directory that holds font files
--fontFilenamePrefix Add prefix to the name of every font file extracted from the source
--htmlLinkStyleUnspecified Generate hyperlinks in output using default HTML settings
--imageDirectoryPath Provide a directory name for storing exported image files
--imageDPI Provide a resolution to use when creating exported images
--imageFilenamePrefix Assign a custom prefix to exported image file names
--inputFile Enter the name of the input PDF file
--keepBackground Save background images on PDF pages with output files
--keepEmbeddedFonts Do not export font files found in PDF source document
--keepHeaderFooter Do not discard text interpreted as headers or footers
--logging Show processing messages on console during conversion
--mergeSpan Discard <span> tags and HTML style values
--ocrLanguage Select language for OCR processing of text drawn from images
--ocrMode Scan images in PDF source document with OCR to extract text
--outputDirectory Enter the name of the local or server directory where the output file will be stored
--outputFilename Define custom name for export file
--outputFormat Specify type of file to export from the PDF source document
--pageRanges Define the pages in the source PDF document to process
--purpose Determine goal for output data, indexing or appearance
--reflowForms Convert PDF form documents to reflowable HTML forms
--reflowText Add a line break at the end of each line of text
--removeHyphen Remove all hyphens found in source document
--removeInvisibleText Discard any text in source document not seen against page backgrounds
--singleFile Convert PDF content to HTML as a single file, including CSS stylesheet information
--splitByBookmarkDepth Split content in output into sections based on table of contents entries in source PDF document
--splitByEveryNumberOfPages Split content in output into individual HTML files based on a defined number of pages
--stylesheetPath Provide custom name for stylesheet (css) file created when converting PDF input document to HTML export
--tableBorders Assign borders to all tables found in source document
--tablesOnly Only export table values to output, discard other content
--xsltStyleSheetPath Provide file name and path for XSLT stylesheet to work with XML output