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Subject:Re: PDF to Word From:"Lin Sims" <linda -dot- sims -at- verizon -dot- net> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 21 Feb 2002 08:39:09 -0500
Acrobat 5 (*not* the Acrobat Reader) can convert a PDF file to RTF so
long as the file hasn't been security protected in some way.
On 21 Feb 2002 at 12:17, Rev Simon Rumble wrote:
> On Thu 21 Feb, Uma_Nakkeeran bloviated thus:
> > Is there any utility/ tool available for converting PDF to Word?
> Not as far as I know. You may be able to copy out the text and
> graphics if the PDF author has allowed it, but you will lose text
> formatting and the images may not be high quality.
> There is a tool to extract the text from postscript files (the basis
> of PDF) called ps2pdf. Not sure if it's available for Windows but it
> comes with most Linux distributions.
Of course I'm willing to take 'No' for an answer, so long as 'No' was the
answer I was looking for.
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