OpenOffice and PDF

JD jd1008 at
Sat Apr 16 14:20:02 UTC 2011

On 04/16/2011 06:33 AM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-04-15 at 18:33 -0700, JD wrote:
>> Found this on the web at
>> extension will add PDF editing
>> By Bruce Byfield on July 03, 2008 (7:00:00 PM)
>> I tried to edit a PDF file, and I have
>> to report that, on my unicore athlon 64, 2GB ram,
>> it is so painfully slow to edit a PDF file that I had
>> to abandon the effort.
>> There is a faster pdf editor called flpsed, and is available
>> in the fedora repo. It is much faster, but when I saved the
>> file as a pdf (not a postscript), it could not be viewed
>> by the Adobe Reader, which said that it was corrupt.
>> However, it was readable by Evince, which is also in Fedora
>> repo.
>> I was unable to use pdfedit in Fedora Repo because
>> it is not a WYSIWYG editor - or at least, I had no idea
>> how to use it to change a PDF file.
>> Any other pdf editors available that are quick and work?
> Well there is good news and bad news. The program xournal can edit pdf
> files. But the bad news is that xournal is needed to read the file.
Sorry, I feel rather slow this morning :)
Could you please explain the "bad news" part?

I mean, every editor must first "read" the file it will
edit into a memory buffer, display it on the screen
and then accepts edit commands. Or am I missing

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