[OT] Re: Editing PDFs
lfsdeveloper at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 22 21:38:36 PDT 2003
--- Stephen Bosch <posting at vodacomm.ca> wrote:
> Arindam Dey wrote:
> > --- "Ng, Wey-Han" <meehoon at pd.jaring.my> thus
> > hollered:
> > [snip]
> > > No. OO 1.1RC can *export* to pdf not *save*
> > pdf.
> > > Huge difference.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Han.
> > [snip]
> > Just one question
> > Could you elaborate on the difference between
> > and save as PDF.....
> When I export a file, I am making a copy of the file
> information and
> saving it in a specific format. When I 'save as', I
> am changing the
> format under which I edit the file (even though I
> also end up with two
> To make this apparent, make a file, then 'save as'
> under another name.
> You will see the name in the title bar change, and
> from that point
> forward you will be editing the file (using the new
> name or format).
> Exporting is generally a one-time procedure that
> converts the file into
> a format to be 'exported' to another person or
> system. For example, it
> is not possible to edit the PDF in OpenOffice once
> it has been exported.
> An export will not change the name of the file that
> you see in the title
> bar of the window.
Oh ok got it. Thanks for the clarification.
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