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Old 07-17-2005, 05:54 PM   #1
dr_zayus69
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how to convert pdf to pdb and vice versa


hi i recently got a palm so im learning about pdb files and prc files. i was wondering if anyone knew of any programs that could convert pdfs to pdbs and vice versa so i can put articles on my palm while syncing. i've heard that plucker could do it but im not having much success with the program as of right now - done all my operations with pilot-link bundle. thanks for any replies in advance.
 
Old 07-17-2005, 06:40 PM   #2
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Pyrite & Palm (IBM developerWorks). IBM developerWorks is carrying an article on using Pyrite, a set of Python tools designed to communicate with PalmOS devices. "A limitation of Pyrite Publisher is that it doesn't directly convert PDF or Postscript files to pdb files. Luckily, there is a simple workaround for this. The utility pstotext can transform a Postscript file into a text file. To generate a pdb file, first transform the ps file into a text file, and then use Pyrite Publisher to convert the text file into a pdb file."

You could convert pdf files to ps via the pdf2ps utility, then use Pyrite to convert the ps to pdb.

Abiword's File-Save As could also be used to save to pdb format.
 
  


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