Looking for application to do PDF into RTF conversion
Thread poster: Valeri Serikov

Valeri Serikov  Identity Verified
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May 23, 2003

Dear All,



Please advise if there is any other option of making the subject conversion except for FineReader and Gemini Solo? I have heard of another application (command line-based), but I forgot its name.



Thanx!



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Uldis Liepkalns  Identity Verified
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You don't have to search far, May 23, 2003

Acrobat (full) does it.



Uldis
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xxxMarc P  Identity Verified
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Ghostscript? May 23, 2003


I have heard of another application (command line-based), but I forgot its name.




Forget I said that. Ghostscript converts in the other direction.

[Edited at 2003-05-27 06:03]


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Valentina Pecchiar  Identity Verified
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Try wordfast May 23, 2003

Download it at www.wordfast.net



I believe the demo can convert pdf

Best luck







2003-05-23 08:40 Valery Serikov wrote:



Dear All,



Please advise if there is any other option of making the subject conversion except for FineReader and Gemini Solo? I have heard of another application (command line-based), but I forgot its name.



Thanx!





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Vladimir Pochinov  Identity Verified
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FineReader 6.0 does the best job! May 23, 2003

I have tried virtually all products available on the market, and now I always use FineReader 6.0 (Professional). It curently offers the best PDF-to-RTF conversion tool, although it does produce some deviations from the original layout & formatting in the process (they all do, as a matter of fact:)).

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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Are you sure? May 27, 2003

uldis wrote:

Acrobat (full) does it.

Uldis

At the Adobe Acrobat site only the creation of pdf-files is mentioned. I'd have bought Acrobat a long time ago if I had known that it can convert pdf into editable text again.


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Charlotte Blank  Identity Verified
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Use Distiller ( - but how?) May 28, 2003

Heinrich Pesch wrote:

uldis wrote:

Acrobat (full) does it.

Uldis

At the Adobe Acrobat site only the creation of pdf-files is mentioned. I'd have bought Acrobat a long time ago if I had known that it can convert pdf into editable text again.


I also wondered how to manage converting pdf and just had a look at Distiller and found that it is indeed possible to convert pdf to ASCII when you check the box as described in Acrobat Help, page 63. Unfortunately I could not find out how to use it - maybe somebody already tried it? Waiting for help as well,

Charlotte


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Uwe Schwenk
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Converting PDF to RTF May 29, 2003

If you have Adobe Acrobat 5 and above, you can open the PDF file and save as and selct rtf in the options. However, some formatting will be lost.

HTH


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