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Is there a command line too which can extract a reference from a PDF file, i.e. you have a academic paper and you want to generate a reference for it, by extracting the title, authors, journal, etc. Mendeley can do it, but there's no command line options available.

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Not sure if pdftk <file> dump_data would provide the data you want? Then you could read and format it as you wanted.

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This is exactly what I needed, thanks! – alexb Nov 18 '11 at 21:17

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