Program that allows me to change pdf files

Joe Malin jmalin at
Mon Jun 12 20:01:12 UTC 2006

Not so strange. Adobe doesn't mind handing out the specs for creating a
PDF; that just makes the format more popular. What they do is hold on
tight to anything that would help you *edit* a PDF. And editing is
harder to do than writing.

Constantine Evans wrote:
> Daniel Carrera wrote:
>> OOzy Pal wrote:
>>> Is there a program that allows to add comments, notes or even draw on
>>> a pdf file. Something like Adobe pdf Writer.
>> Ttry KOffice. I think that PDF read support is not fantastic, but I
>> don't know of any alternative.
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel.
> Unfortunately, KOffice won't do what OOzy Pal wants, since the read
> support is very poor for anything other than plain text, and the
> document ends up looking completely different. Something like flpsed
> would work somewhat if the documents were converted to Postscript
> first, but overall, this type of program really doesn't exist for
> GNU/Linux, which is rather strange considering the abundance of
> software to create PDFs.
> Constantine

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