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Linux.com: PDFedit Fills Hole in the Desktop

Mar 16, 2007, 06:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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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..."

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