MIF2go is the best of the several methods.
Cheap for all it does (Word conversion is just one of the many uses).
And there's a free eval available from omsys.com so you can try it


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On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 4:37 AM, Reng, Dr. Winfried<wreng at tycoint.com> wrote:
> Hi Lea,
> You do not need to convert to Word via PDF. Either export
> directly from FrameMaker (is supposed to be improved in the
> last versions) or use Mif2Go ($ 295, http://www.omsys.com).
> Best regards
> Winfried
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com
>> [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of
>> Lea Galanter
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 5:30 PM
>> To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
>> Subject: Converting PDF to Word
>> Hi Framers,
>> I'm hoping someone can help me out with converting PDFs to
>> Word docs. My
>> department creates our user guides in FrameMaker, but other
>> departments
>> want to use our text in their materials as well, so they ask me for a
>> Word version. I have been using Adobe Acrobat to save the PDF
>> as a Word
>> doc but it really looks awful and puts the text in weird chunks --
>> useable but not pretty. (Yes, we could use a real content management
>> system--we've already asked, and the answer has been an emphatic No.)
>> I started looking for applications that can create a good Word version
>> of a PDF, but thought I might ask here in case anyone is already using
>> one that they can highly recommend (something not expensive).
>> Thanks!
>> Lea Galanter
>> Lead Technical Editor and Writer
>> Attenex, an F T I company
>> lgalanter at attenex.com
>> www.attenex.com
>> Phone: 206-689-4438
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