RE: Editing a PDF

Subject: RE: Editing a PDF
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 11:54:39 -0500

Yeah, I'd say that's a "no." I'm pretty sure you can convert a PDF to
floating Word text boxes for free, and I'm *certain* that you can
convert Word text boxes to unboxed text for free. So why pay $30? I
won't mention pdf-file again.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gene Kim-Eng
> Sent: Tuesday, December 22, 2009 11:45 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Editing a PDF
> I used this a few years back to extract text and graphics
> from PDFs my then-company had acquired with some external IP
> from a defunct company (no sources available). It does a
> credible job with both text and graphics visually, but if the
> PDF is anything more elaborate than vanilla inline text and
> images, you'll end up with each group of text and each
> graphic in a separate floating box with no flow between any
> of them and you'll need to recreate the layout in whatever
> app you're transferring the doc to.

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