[OT] Re: Editing PDFs

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Wed Jul 23 00:04:56 PDT 2003


On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 04:12:27 +0000 (UTC)
posting at vodacomm.ca (Stephen Bosch) wrote:

> 
> When I export a file, I am making a copy of the file information and 
> saving it in a specific format.

Correct.

> When I 'save as', I am changing the 
> format under which I edit the file (even though I also end up with two 
> files).

Irrelevant. there are systems where this isnt true anyway.

> Exporting is generally a one-time procedure that converts the file into 
> a format to be 'exported' to another person or system.

Thats the key - exporting is the creation of a file which cannot be edited fully. thats all.

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