pdf question

  tnelis 17:23 25 Nov 2009

Someone's sent me a .pdf file and asked me to ammend some text on it.
How do I do this please? Is there a free prog I can download?

  howard64 17:34 25 Nov 2009

one way is to download serif page plus, a free older version, this can be used to amend pdf text. You can then save it as a pdf again. There are also some free progs just enter free pdf in google.

  Simsy 19:56 25 Nov 2009

you'll need at least version 11. I'm not sure that this is available free yet.

What do you want to do with it when finished? Do you want to return it as an edited .pdf file, or do you just need to send the edited text?

If it's the latter you could use the select text tool in your pdf reader, (most folk have Acrobat reader), to select the text, then past it into a word processor, edit it there, and then forward a word processed document.

Would that work?



  DJ-Garry 21:55 25 Nov 2009

The 'Open Office' suite is .pdf complatable .... and is free. It's also a complete replacement for MS office too :)

  woodchip 22:50 25 Nov 2009

You can only change text in a PDF by running it through a OCR program then resave as PDF

  tnelis 08:17 26 Nov 2009

Simsy...the pdf page is a layout of text and photos, and what is needed is a revised layout page kept as pdf.

SupaGaz, I have Open Office, but what prog will take the pdf for corrections?

Woodchip...I wouldn't where to start...

  woodchip 09:57 26 Nov 2009

You may get a OCR Optical Character Recognition Software With Your Scanner if you have one. As a PDF is like a Image or Photo,not text as you know it so it as to go through one of the above programs to change the Image PDF file to text so that you can Edit it This one click here

You can download this and get a 15 day free trial

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