Can't you just use Acrobat Professional 8? It translates the PDF to Word as
text insets, which you then change to pure text. It works for me.

Joel


On 10/17/07 11:59 AM, "O'Laoghaire Micheal"
<Micheal.OLaoghaire at comverse.com> wrote:

> Try using Nuance's PDFConverter4 ( http://www.nuance.com/pdfconverter/) for
> converting PDF to MS Word.
> 
> It's not perfect, but it does a reasonably good job.
> 
> Faults
> Internal xrefs and hypertext links usually get broken.
> Sometimes, some graphics get dropped as well.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Micheal O'Laoghaire
> CBS Documentation
> Comverse Inc.
> Cambridge, MA.
> 
> Tel: (617) 273-5414
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> On Behalf Of Caroline Tabach
> Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:39 AM
> To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Convert PDF to DOC or FM
> 
> Hi,
> The question is, where did the PDF come from.
> For instance, in some PDF files created where I work, the text is actually
> exported from a graphics program as a graphic, and therefore it cannot be
> easily turned into Word or Frame. In other words, are you sure that the text
> in the PDF is really text?
> 
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> Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 09:34:45 -0500
> From: Doug <dbailey4117 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Convert PDF to DOC or FM
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> 
> Hiya folks,
> 
> I have a PDF file that I want to edit using either FrameMaker or Word.
>  However, when I use Acrobat 7 to save it as either DOC or RTF, the only thing
> that gets saved are the headings.  At first I thought it was the bookmarks
> that were being saved, but the same thing happened after I deleted the
> bookmarks and then resaved it.
> 
> Any ideas on what's going on, or why this is happening?  No security has been
> implemented in the PDF.
> 
> I can save the file as PS or EPS and it seems large enough to be the full
> document, not just the six or so pages of bookmarks/headings, but I don't know
> how to convert PS or EPS to FM or DOC.  Ideas?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> --Doug
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