Do your friends tend to guilt trip you into doing things for them?
Are you tired of feeling like you have no control over your life? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then “Manipulation” is the perfect book for you.
These warning signs will give you an idea of what to look for to try and help you determine if the person is manipulating you.
Some of the most basic signs include negative reinforcement, as well as punishing you in some form for not doing what it is they want.
The verb manipulate evolved from manipulation, which back in the 1700s referred to a method of digging ore.
So manipulating something originally only meant moving or arranging it by hand or mechanically.
Well, don't do it if there is any way you can get access to the information further upstream. In most cases, you can use the included command-line scripts to extract text and images ( command-line command, which you can use to extract text and images. pdf2[options] Options: -o output file name -p comma-separated list of page numbers to extract -t output format (text/html/xml/tag[for Tagged PDFs]) -O dirname (triggers extraction of images from PDF into directory) -P password Note that the package cannot recognize text drawn as images because that would require optical character recognition.
If you want to scrape that spreadsheet data in a PDF, see if you can get access to it before it became part of the PDF. The command supports many options and is very flexible. It does extract the corresponding locations, font names, font sizes, etc., for each bit of text.
That means that in the end, a beautiful PDF document is really meant to be read and its internals are not to be messed with. Includes sample code and command line interface, documentation. There are other Python projects for creating PDFs, and several non-Python tools available for manipulating PDFs.
Whether it's the sculpture you made in art class or how you convinced your friend to do your homework — both are considered manipulation.
From the Latin word for "handful," manipulation certainly has much to do with using your hands to move or shape something, like a good DJ manipulating two totally different tunes into the perfect mashup.
] Handling manipulation events is one method for processing touch input.
When you handle these events, you can move and scale objects in response to touch and multitouch input.