Linux.com: PDFedit Fills Hole in the Desktop
Mar 16, 2007, 06:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)
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"PDFedit is not the first tool for editing PDF files on the
GNU/Linux desktop, but it does have a strong claim to being the
first truly practical one. Although only at version 0.2.5, PDFedit
is already a practical solution for manipulating pages and text in
PDF files, as well as for salvaging content in usable formats. It
suffers only from an eccentric interface and some of the
instability typical of an early release.
"The main trouble with other PDF editing solutions has been
their lack of reliability or their need to translate PDF files into
other formats. KWord opens PDF files, but in translating them to
and from its own format it can lose complex layout..."