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From Rory O'Farrell <ofarr...@iol.ie>
Subject Re: open pdf documents and save them as spreadsheets or word documents
Date Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:51:15 GMT
On Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:39:12 -0400
"Thomas, John" <John.Thomas@daytonohio.gov> wrote:

> Can open office translate .pdf files to spreadsheets or word documents?
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> Sincerely,
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> John Thomas
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No. You need to use an OCR (Optical Character recognition) application to do that. For spreadsheets
and other work involving figures most careful proof-reading of the OCR output is required.

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

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