[SATLUG] OT: PDF to .doc
ramadoss at gbronline.com
Wed Apr 6 09:37:03 CDT 2005
Acrobat 6.0 and later has a overlay feature and I suppose the data can be
typed overlaying over the pdf file you want to fill. Anyone has used
overlay feature? I have not yet.
At 05:50 AM 04/06/05 -0500, you 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>!
>Ahh! You want to fill out a PDF form? You never mentioned that before.
>Certain PDF files are editable with the latest version of acroread or
>using Acrobat distiller! So check it out to see if you can edit the form
>and then print it out. The trouble is that the free acroread version
>won't let you save the edits and come back to them later.
>If you get really desperate, there is still another method I have used
>quite successfully in the past:
>Take a screen dump of your PDF file and make a bitmapped graphic out of
>it and import it into OpenOffice and then put the graphic in the background
>and just type over it where you need it. I would recommend a reasonable
>resolution for this, depending on your needs. A big screen helps (I use a
>1920x1440 resolution). But you can also take multiple images and merge them
>with Gimp into a single, hi-res image.
>Hope that helps, -Borries
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