Re: Editing a PDF

Subject: Re: Editing a PDF
From: David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 18:35:16 +0200

Kevin,

I wasn't irate, just puzzled. My understanding of the original post
was that the distribution of the piece was to be internal only, at
least until after the author had returned from holiday vacation. Maybe
I missed something on that score, too?

To review the contents even minus the background graphic would be
simple enough, I'd think.

You can also transform the .pdf to a straight .ps file and edit that,
then move that back to .pdf if I understand the various tool options
available.

By the way, there are also tools designed specifically to extract the
images without loss. Do a search on "pdf extractor" and you will find
a listing of same.

David

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 18:27, McLauchlan, Kevin
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
>
>
> Perhaps you are correct. I haven't tried that route in several
> years, and maybe the tools of which you speak have improved.
>
> Of course, the data-sheet has a full-height background image
> (or probably an assembly of graphic pieces) that form a heading,
> left margin (-ish) and bottom/footer area.
>
> I remember that the extracted image bits used to be the wrong
> size, and got fuzzy when re-sized to recreate the appearance
> of the document in Word or FrameMaker.
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