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Subject:RE: PDF to Word From:"Chad LaCroix" <chad -at- architext-usa -dot- com> To:<junkmail -at- lostcreektech -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Thu, 5 Jan 2006 12:42:20 -0500
>Joseph wrote -->
"Recently picked up a project to update the manuals for a retooled assembly
line in a manufacturing plant. The only copy of the original manual is in
Adobe Acrobat. There are over 10k pages with graphics. Are there any apps
out there that will relatively easily/painlessly convert the .pdf files back
into Word? I know doing it in Framemaker would be easier but right now the
cost puts it out of my reach."
I don't use this tool personally but my boss does frequently and swares by
it. I have seen the output and, amazingly, the formatting in the RTF output
is a almost perfect match to the original PDF. The tool is called pdf2word.
The cost is ~$40 so it isn't too pricey. HTH.
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