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  • Ruth
    I see Merv referred to this free program in his reply. Sorry for the repetition. Ruth ... From: Ruth To:
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      I see Merv referred to this free program in his reply. Sorry for the repetition.

      Ruth
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ruth" <ruthplay@...>
      To: <genphoto@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, March 11, 2005 2:59 PM
      Subject: Re: [genphoto] Creating PDF


      >
      > If you go to www.pdf995.com you can turn a Word file into a PDF for free. This
      > is
      > probably true for other file formats, like WordPerfect.
      >
      > Ruth
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Merv Leeding" <mleeding@...>
      > To: <genphoto@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 7:54 PM
      > Subject: [genphoto] Creating PDF
      >
      >
      >>
      >> G'day Susan
      >>
      >>>How do you scan something to a PDF? I've got some text stuff that
      >>>I've scanned that I'd like to convert to PDF and don't have a clue!
      >>
      >> You need the full Acrobat program for best control.
      >>
      >> For example you can open a range of files singly or in groups into Acrobat
      >> and then save as PDF. The range includes text, Office documents, all the
      >> common graphic formats, HTML annd XML.
      >>
      >> Within Acrobat you can scan anything and that will of course be an image.
      >> If the content is text or has text then Acrobat will perform OCR on the
      >> text and that gets the file size down. If Acrobat cannot recongize a letter
      >> it will leave the original letter scan and not substitute something like ~
      >> as other OCR programs do.
      >>
      >> There are free alternatives to Acrobat like pdf995 but as far as I know
      >> they all work as a printer driver for programs like Word and don't offer
      >> direct import or scanning.
      >>
      >> Acrobat is expensive unless you qualify for an educational version.
      >>
      >>
      >> Regards
      >> Merv Leeding
      >>
      >>
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