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From Nancy Rothwell <nrothwel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Software assistance needed
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2012 15:23:29 GMT
Thanks!!  That is a good tip and will look into it.  Nancy


On Aug 7, 2012, at 2:12 AM, Niall Martin wrote:

> For dealing with PDFs I use thee Foxit reader which has a facility to show the underlying
plain text, 
> which you can then highlight and copy.
> 
> Best wishes
> 
> On 6 Aug 2012 at 13:13, Nancy Rothwell wrote:
> 
> Send reply to:	ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
> From:	Nancy Rothwell <nrothwell12@gmail.com>
> Subject:	Software assistance needed
> Date sent:	Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:13:44 -0700
> To:	ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
> 
>> Hi.  I have a Mac OS X  version 10.7.4 and I just successfully
>> downloaded OpenOffice thru my web browser Safari.  (I need to edit a
>> PDF file, that is why I downloaded OpenOffice)).
>> 
>> My problem:  I can't get it to work.  When I attempt to open my PDF
>> file in OpenOffice the text shows up as gobbledygook!  Not sure what I
>> am doing wrong.  I am not a "techie" so I need patient hand holding. 
>> I am following a specific How To edit a PDF file (found off internet)
>> with OpenOffice and here are the steps and my status:
>> 
>> 1.  "After installing OpenOffice run the PDF Import Extension"   not
>> sure I did that right.
>> 
>> 2.  "Next, open OpenOffice Draw"     I could do that OK
>> 
>> 3.  "Once open, browse to the PDF file you want to edit and open the
>> file"  I did this but the document was gobbledygook.
>> 
>> I basically need to delete sections of my current PDF file, so it
>> should be simple huh?  Any advice you can give me would be
>> appreciated.  Thanks,   Nancy in Seattle
> 
> 
> Niall Martin
> Phone 0131 4678468
> Please reply to: niall<at>rndmartin.cix.co.uk
> 
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