Producing pdf files with copyable text
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 12 00:38:52 UTC 2007
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Paul Smith <phhs80 at gmail.com>
> To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 6:53:44 PM
> Subject: Re: Producing pdf files with copyable text
> On 8/12/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> > > and my cups-pdf only produces bitmapped pdfs.
> > In the past, I've had mixed results. I don't recall all the ins and
> > outs, but the content created, and what applications I used, had an
> > effect.
> > Did you try creating a document with the ordinary fonts used in PDF
> > files (Times, etc.), or ones that it'll have to embed or pre-render?
> I just print to a file as ps and then I use ps2pdf. I have just tried
> this method with a OOo document written with Times New Roman, but
> again the resulting pdf is bitmapped. The problem maybe located in the
> way Linux produces the ps file and not in ps2pdf.
> > And what programs have you tried to print a PDF file with?
> Firefox and Opera.
Try to use Konqueror. It has a Print to PDF option.
Is that PDF text's copyable?
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