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    editing pdf files (XP)

    Does anyone know how to edit pdf files without purchasing software?

    Thanks.

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    Re: editing pdf files (XP)

    If the pdf file is not protected, you can copy text and graphics to the clipboard using the free Adobe Reader, and paste them into another application such as Word.

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    Re: editing pdf files (XP)

    Check <!post=this old thread,54969>this old thread<!/post> for a few ideas. The original post is pretty old, so read the rest of the thread.

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    Re: editing pdf files (XP)

    Hi Hans -

    Thanks - but how do I get the edited text back into the pdf document? It won't paste it.
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    Re: editing pdf files (XP)

    Big Al
    Thanks - will give it a go!! Will let you know how it all works. As is usual - you have saved my bacon - thanks a lot!!

    Peace.

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    Re: editing pdf files (XP)

    You Can NOT edit a PDF file, you will have to MAKE a new copy.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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