PDF form question

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 19:34:39 UTC 2009

Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> Brian McKee wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Bart Silverstrim
>> <bsilver at chrononomicon.com> wrote:
>>> I have a PDF file someone sent me.
>>> I opened it in Evince, and there's a text box with the text "Type text
>>> here" to customize the poster.
>> Have you tried it in acroread?  (If it's not confidential, I'd be
>> happy to try for you)
>> It's available from the medibuntu repository.
>> Some of those things don't seem to work elsewhere.  I'm unclear
>> whether they should and don't, or if not all the pdf features are
>> supported in evince.
> I just sent it to your direct email account. If you have luck printing 
> it with something else, please let me know...so far it appears acrobat 
> reader on Windows and evince on Ubuntu can alter the text, but not save 
> or print changes!
    The question makes me wonder. Can you use the software pdf2ps to 
make a new .ps file? Then maybe scribus to change it and make it a .pdf 
again? I think I'll try it and see.



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