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Create a smart PDF document with Scribus

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Sometimes we need to create an intelligent document containing a form for a client to fill out. This form is shared either by email or by downloading from a web location. A lot of people will use a word processor, most often Microsoft Word, to create such a document. Not us…

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Howto Make scanned PDFs searchable (OCR) using pdfocr

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Suppose you have a PDF document that was made using a scanner, or otherwise consists of image data but doesn't have text data. Such a PDF can't be searched by PDF readers or desktop search applications.

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Free Programs to Create a PDF Document in Linux

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Since the invention of PDF format in 1993 PDF documents have become extremely popular tool for exchanging information across the Web. Even now PDF beats more recent DJVU and various e-book formats in terms of popularity.

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List of PDF Editing tools for Ubuntu

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This tutorial will give some useful pdf editing tools for ubuntu users.

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OpenOffice.org PDF import extension is now online

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Beta version of PDF import extension for OpenOffice.org is now available online. Fully functional version, special features like importing layout of LaTeX PDF or import of complex vector graphics, will appear later. However even the preliminary version of this extension allows to open and edit PDF documents up to version 1.4. Files with restricted permissions are not yet supported.

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PDF Editing & Creation: 50+ open source/free alternatives to Adobe Acrobat

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Adobe Acrobat is expensive, but that doesn’t mean you have to live a life without portable documents. What many people don’t realize is that PDF is a Federal Information Processing Standard, which means the specifications behind the format are widely published.

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Sun Releases Open-Source PDF Renderer

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Sun has released a new open-source project as part of SwingLabs: PDF Renderer, "a 100% Java PDF Renderer and Viewer." PDF Renderer can parse the Portable Document Format (PDF) from a file and display it, as an AWT image, in a panel, or using any Graphics2D implementation. It has been released under the LGPL license

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