7854Re: [NTB] PDF files
- Dec 23, 2007--- In ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com, Jeff Scism <jeff@...> wrote:
> One of the "features" of the portable Document format in the earlydays
> of the format was advertised as "copy protection" preventing peoplefrom
> copying from your PDF documents. Since that time there have beenseveral
> PDF capable programs designed by others which enable access to theI agree. Creating PDFs for organizations or clubs should be banned!
> contents of a PDF document.
> In an age where data must not only be communicated, but manipulated,
> this design is a built in flaw. That is why people have tried to work
> around it.
> In my view, PDFs are a hassle. if you have to exert yourself to be able
> to extract from them, it is more like TV than computing.
What software can pull text out of 'protected' PDFs? I'd love to be
able to do that!
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