Re: Editing a PDF

Subject: Re: Editing a PDF
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: raj -dot- machhan -at- gmail -dot- com
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 10:28:18 -0500

In a word: No.

It's a workaround that *can* work in some cases, but in general the
only good way to deal with the issue is to get the source file. Word
won't handle all PDFs in this manner. Some layouts may be too much for
any reverse translator to handle in any useful manner.

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 11:09 PM, raj -dot- machhan -at- gmail -dot- com
<raj -dot- machhan -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> This is a very useful thread. I am sure all of us, or at least the majority, would have faced this problem at some point.
> I have tried to deal with it by converting the pdf into Word format (using one of the free pdf to word converters) make edits to the Word doc and create a pdf.  But I am still to find a converter good enough to retain the formatting in the converted Word doc.
> Is this a good way to deal with this issue?

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