RE: Conversion of PDF to Word

Subject: RE: Conversion of PDF to Word
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 13:27:16 -0400


PDF is the destination, designed to be laid out the same regardless of
computer OS, browser, or printing device used. PDF is not an editing

Your best bet is to find the original files from which the PDF was

Also, you can check here,, and here,, for utilities.



Sean Brierley
Technical Writer

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Behalf Of Keith Hansen
Sent: Monday, July 07, 2008 1:19 PM
Subject: Conversion of PDF to Word


What is the best way to convert a PDF file into a Word file?

And I mean a good conversion--not just converting the PDF's text into
Word, but getting the Word document to resemble the original PDF closely
in every aspect: images, formatting, etc.

In Adobe Acrobat Professional, I tried doing "File... Save As... Word."
The resulting Word doc leave much to be desired. Its appearance is
certainly not identical to the original PDF...

Thanks for your suggestions.


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