Pdf software

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Mon Jun 27 21:31:32 UTC 2016


On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 06:31:56PM +0000, Timothy Holmes wrote:
>    Hi folks.
> 
>    Looking for some software that will allow me to take a scanned pdf doc
>    and make it editable.  So for example, i could scan a form, and then
>    fill in the blanks via typing
> 
If you really mean a scanned PDF then it's not possible.  The scanned
PDF will be just a graphic image in the PDF so it's simply not
possible to edit the text as it's an image.

What you need is text recognition software to take the PDF image and
turn it into text.

-- 
Chris Green



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