Guess it was! Should have gotten a few more hours of sleep before hitting the machine this morning.
- Dov > -----Original Message----- > From: David Creamer [mailto:ideaslists at ideastraining.com] > Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2006 9:30 AM > To: Dov Isaacs; framers at lists.frameusers.com > Subject: Re: PDF editing issues > > >> For some strange reason, in Acrobat you can't even _delete_ text > >> unless you have the font installed on your system. Try > these two options: > >> > >> 1] Right-click on the type and go to Properties. > >> Change the font to one in your system (lower down > on the list). > >> Use the Touchup Text tool to delete the text.> > > > > There is a very simple workaround for the problem of DELETING > > text in font that doesn't allow editing privileges. > > > > It turns out that there is ONE operation that IS allowed for > > such text. You are still allowed to change the font to any > > font that you have installed on your system that does allow > > editable embedding. Change the font from, let's say "Glurbish > > Modern" (a font that obviously doesn't allow editing) to > > let's say "Inebriated Oblique" (a font that probably doesn't > > care if it is embedded or whatever). Once the font change is > > made from Glurbish Modern to Inebriated Oblique, you can delete > > the characters that are now in Inebriated Oblique without any > > problem. > > > Dov, isn't this basically what I said, or am I missing > something (which is > entirely possible)? > > Dave Creamer > I.D.E.A.S. > > >