RE: PDF to Frame

Subject: RE: PDF to Frame
From: "Wollenberger, David" <David -dot- Wollenberger -at- sterling -dot- com>
To: cyd dunning <c_dunning -at- hotmail -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 15:23:10 -0800



You can do this, but you will lose ALL of your formatting.

In Acrobat (edit version), select Edit -> Copy File to Clipboard (for large
docs, you may have memory problems with your clipboard -- talk to your
system admin). In FrameMaker, inside a document, select Edit -> Paste
Special and then select Rich Text Format.

David





-----Original Message-----
From: cyd dunning [mailto:c_dunning -at- hotmail -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2000 2:38 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: PDF to Frame


Hello,

I know that the subject here (PDF to Frame)looks backwards, but I searched
the archives and couldn't find any references to converting documents (in
this case -- scanned documents that are saved as PDF) to FrameMaker docs.

Here's the thing: We need to take hardcopy docs, scan them, OCR them, and
open and edit them in FrameMaker. We've tried OmniPage for smaller docs, but

these are large (500 page) manuals originally created in HP Tag (a dead
language/program).

Is there any other technology out there that you (the collective you) have
heard about, that might possibly do this? Isn't there a Xerox product that
might do something like this? Or was this a dream I had? Most of my dreams
lately turn out to be nighmares when it comes to document conversion. Any
help greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

-Cyd
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