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I also need/want a PDF editor
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glene77is


Joined: 17 Aug 2010
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Location: Memphis, TN, USA

PostPosted: Thu 15 Nov 2012, 17:10    Post subject:  

@disciple

disciple wrote:
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I commonly use PDFedit to extract the ENTIRE text of a PDF file,
for a copy-paste into Libre-Office Write.

Do you get better results that way than just copying and pasting from your pdf viewer?


My PDF viewer does not allow copy/paste.
I commonly run PDFedit (lucid) then load a multiple page PDF file,
(like some physics technical article),
then export all text to outl.txt
then run LibreOffice Write and load the out.txt.
From there I can format it to suit my vision,
cut & cull and edit the portions I want for reference.
Smile

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disciple

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Location: Auckland, New Zealand

PostPosted: Thu 15 Nov 2012, 19:48    Post subject:  

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My PDF viewer does not allow copy/paste.


Oh, that's very primitive. Unless it actually does but the pdf is protected.

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I commonly run PDFedit (lucid) then load a multiple page PDF file, (like some physics technical article), then export all text to outl.txt

Ah.
You might also be interested in pdftotext with the improvements from pdfedit. It is normally distributed as part of a "pdfedit tools" package, although I don't think I've seen a .pet version.

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rcrsn51


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PostPosted: Thu 15 Nov 2012, 20:14    Post subject:  

glene77is wrote:
I commonly run PDFedit (lucid) then load a multiple page PDF file, (like some physics technical article),then export all text to outl.txt

PeasyPDF v2.3 can extract the text from a PDF document.
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glene77is


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PostPosted: Fri 16 Nov 2012, 10:36    Post subject:  

"easyPDF v2.3"

rcrsn51 is always a good advisor !
but, this time, "easyPDF v2.3" did not execute fully in Slacko Puppy 3.3.

I have Puppy 5.25 in a subdir.
I have Puppy Slacko in a subdir.
Both share data subdir.
I just reboot and select which ever I need.

You obviously have more experience than me.
Thanks for the try ! Rolling Eyes

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Sajid

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PostPosted: Thu 13 Dec 2012, 02:52    Post subject:  PDF editor
Subject description: I am very appreciate your site,and your article is useful,
 

Is there a way with Puppy to install only Lib re Office Draw? Or do I have to install the entire suite? If you have any confusion then you connect the site administrator by PDF reader . he solve your problem . Arrow http://www.pdf.com/Home
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PostPosted: Tue 05 Feb 2013, 15:49    Post subject: Foxit PDF editor  

I like the Foxit PDF editor best. It is a windows application but it is small and works great via wine.
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