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From Rory O'Farrell <ofarr...@iol.ie>
Subject Re: PDF-to-ODT conversion
Date Fri, 29 Nov 2013 14:53:39 GMT
On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 14:50:39 +0000
Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie> wrote:

> On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 09:15:15 -0500
> "Maurice Howe" <maurice@stny.rr.com> wrote:
> 
> > How do I convert a PDF to ODT (or DOC) so that I can edit it?
> >  
> > Cheers,
> > Maurice Howe
> 
> For minor edits OpenOffice's PDF import extension will allow it be edited in Draw. For
major edits (such as relayout or rewrite of the text) you need to use an OCR utility to read
the text in the PDF then import the text from the OCR into OpenOffice.
> 

I forgot to add that this is not a trivial task for a document of any length, particularly
if you have never done it before. Don't start this task against a deadline.

-- 
Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>

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