Editing PDFs

Ng, Wey-Han meehoon at pd.jaring.my
Tue Jul 22 08:16:46 PDT 2003


Quoting Björn Lindberg <d95-bli at nada.kth.se>:

> declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie ("Declan. Moriarty") writes:
> 
[snip]
> > When you analyse this, I am looking for something that can read a
> pdf
> > file into any usable format. Then tools exist to edit, and convert
> back.
> 
> I think you problem is mainly because PDF is not suposed to be
> editable. PDF is the electronic equivalent of a paper printout. The
> usual way of working is to manipulate your document in other formats,
> and then as a last measure before distribution convert it to PDF.

Absolutely!! Though nowadays less and less like paper and more and more 
like electronic (Apparently pdf can preserve clickable links...). :)

-- 
Han.



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