It sounds as if the file may be corrupted, or was created by a tool that produced a slightly non-standard format.
What version of Acrobat are you using? Can you download another copy of the document? Maybe check the document's metadata to see if there are any unusual entries? Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. DoD 358 On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Shuttleworth, Roger <Roger_Shuttleworth at tvworks.com> wrote: > Please forgive the OT post, but I'm hoping some of the PDF gurus on the list > may be able to help. > > > > I have ?a PDF that was created using Mac OSX 10.3.9. It displays fine on my > Windows XP SP3 machine, but I cannot extract the text and create a Word > doc. When I try Save As, I get nothing produced except an error: > > > > Bad PDF; could not read page structure. <Bad PDF; error in processing fonts: > cannot find CMAP resource file>  > > > > The same error occurs saving as RTF, Word doc, HTML, or text. Actually saving > as text creates a file that consists of periods only. > > > > If I try to select text, copy and paste into Word, I get a series of question > marks. I guess it's a font thing. The PDF has no security applied. > > > > I googled the error, but no help. > > > > Thanks. > > > > Roger Shuttleworth > > London, Canada > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as art.campbell at gmail.com. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/art.campbell%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. >