Re: Converting Frame or PDF to Word

Subject: Re: Converting Frame or PDF to Word
From: linda_sims -at- vanguard -dot- com
To: "Faith Weber - ESC" <faithw -at- esystem -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 07:51:55 -0400

Faith Weber wrote on 05/08/2008 05:01:43 PM:

> Hi all,
> I barely even lurk anymore due to time constraints, so apologies in
> advance for popping up out of the blue and asking for help. :)
> Has anyone had good results in converting a 200+ page FrameMaker book or
> PDF to Word? If so, what tool(s) did you use?
> A little background:
> I sometimes get requests to provide a Word version of a document I
> maintain in FrameMaker. The document I'm being asked for right now is
> about 200 pages (and I'm adding to it). It is a user document containing
> a lot of numbered steps and graphics.
> I only need one-way conversion, but the output must be a decent,
> editable Word doc. The recipient wants to use this to create a smaller
> document, and the parts to be used are probably too substantial to
> suggest cut-and-paste from PDF.
> I've tried Acrobat Professional v8 (it only captured some of the
> headings, nothing else - useless!) and Save As RTF in Frame. Frame did a
> good conversion with one exception: the converted graphics were blurry
> and unreadable.

Try Mif2Go. Out of the box it does a marvelous job of converting Mif files
to RTF or Word (amongst other formats).

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