Can an "Acrobat Distiller 8.0.0 (macintosh)" .pdf file be edited as smoothly as a Word file?
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angibi  Identity Verified
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May 21, 2009

Hello! I have what is probably a naive question:
Is it true, as I have been told, that, if I have a PDF file created by "Acrobat Distiller 8.0.0 (macintosh)", as indicated in "properties" of the file, if I had a MAC computer (which I do not have) I could edit this file very smoothly as if it were a Word file in Windows?

thank you

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Sergei Leshchinsky  Identity Verified
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PDF-file May 21, 2009

Cannot be edited. It is a final output format no matter which tool was used to produce it.


Roland Lelaj
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Editing PDF May 21, 2009

All depends if the file is protected or not.

Using the Adobe Acrobat Pro (i.e. full version) you can make changes and edit a PDF document. Sometimes I use Adobe Illustrator to open and work with a PDF file.

Here some other options and similar software for PDF editing:


[Edited at 2009-05-21 17:56 GMT]


angibi  Identity Verified
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thank you May 30, 2009

Ok, thank you to you all!


María Angélica Fernández  Identity Verified
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Edit pdf documents Jun 19, 2009


I have been using fox it pdf editor for editing Adobe Acrobat documents. Here is the link:

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