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Old 10-28-2004, 02:24 AM   #1
hoffmanyew
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pdf to doc conversion


Is there any packages in linux that can convert from pdf to doc???? In windows, you can easily perform this task. But what about linux. Is this possible??? Help!!!
 
Old 10-28-2004, 05:24 AM   #2
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Hi,

have you tried

1) select-copy-paste from acroread or xpdf?

2) pdftotext program?

Both of these convert pdf to ascii text, you can e.g. paste it into openoffice and save as doc thereafter. I don't think there exists anything which allows you to include formatting. But I am not sure.

Best,
Ott
 
Old 10-28-2004, 10:50 PM   #3
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Take a look at Tom Server doc conversion.
Might help.

http://wheel.compose.cs.cmu.edu:8001.../browse/objweb

Sheng-Chieh
 
  


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