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From Baccara <bbacc...@tstonramp.com>
Subject Re: open pdf documents and save them as spreadsheets or word documents
Date Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:21:30 GMT
Rory O'Farrell wrote:
> 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?
>>
>>  
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>>  
>>
>> John Thomas
>>
>>     
>
> 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.
>
>   
OCR - does that equate to Adobe creates an image (jpg or ?) from any 
document "printed to / saved as" a pdf document? 

PDF document can be opened with a pdf reader (free from Adobe and other 
sources), content highlighted, copied then pasted to another program 
such as OO Writer; MS Word then saved in the new format?



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