[SATLUG] OT: PDF to .doc

Channing channing-c at satx.rr.com
Wed Apr 6 01:18:10 CDT 2005


Geoffrey Derber wrote:

>On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 23:29 -0500, Channing wrote:
>  
>
>>Borries, you are entirely correct.  I just spent the last hour trying 
>>numerous variations on
>>the theme, but always arrived at the same result as you did.  Oh well, I 
>>guess I will have
>>to print and fill out by had the form <gag>!
>>
>>Thanks everyone for your advice. 
>>Channing
>>    
>>
>
>Before giving up completely, try pdf -> html -> OpenOffice -> doc
>
>Each step should be possible, I know the pdf -> html (pdftohtml on
>sf.net) and OpenOffice -> doc are, I know OO can read html files though
>I've never messed with it before myself (and unfortunately I've got a
>corrupted OO install right now I need to fix before I could test it
>out).
>  
>
That's pretty good.  The output is legible, but the formatting is 
whacked.  Things that should be on
the same line show up on multiple lines running down the left side of 
the page.  Oh well, I appreciate
the suggestion.

Channing


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