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Re: [SLE] Re: [OT] Free app for editing PDF files?
  • From: Dave Cotton <dcotton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 15:58:40 +0200
  • Message-id: <1145887120.4140.26.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2006-04-24 at 18:59 +0530, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> Monday, 24 April 2006 18:53 samaye, Kevanf1 alekhiit:
>
> > What about Open Office? Or is there not enough functionality
>
> Maybe I was not clear. There is a lot of freeware to *create* PDFs. I have a
> PDF that someone else created and I do not have its source i.e. the HTML or
> ODF or DOC or whatever that it was created *from*. But I have to make some
> changes to it. Adobe Acrobat (not the reader) has this facility as do many
> non-gratis programs. I need a gratis program that does this.

You'll have to search, but, I did this when I needed to translate some
PDF brochures 2/3 years ago. There is a conversion program pdf2text or
something like that, there is also something to extract images from PDF
files. Then Openoffice can put it all back together.

>
> Dave Cotton <dcotton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


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