On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 02:14:03PM +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote: > > Maybe it's time to reconsider the nature of that itch? PDF was never > > meant to be edited (except peripherally), and most definitely not in the > > sense that you're thinking. Consider it a FINAL "print" format, like an > > image that's long since left the photographer, his studio and his camera > > and now exists only as a JPG on a hard drive. > > > > Agreed. But what if I'm writing a paper for a scientific journal > in latex on my freebsd and my coauthors just can't be persuaded to > use anything that's not already exist on their windows PCs? I find > the results of latex2html or latex2rtf of poor quality (even for > editing purposes), i.e. lots of errors, problems with references, > etc. Maybe I need to learn how to use these tools better. > > Lately I was sending them pdfs and got in reply some pdfs that can > only be viewed properly with the latest acrobat, and their comments > are only visible on the screen anyway and cannot at all be printed. > > So what do I do? More broadly, what is the solution for cross- > platform (*nix - windows - vms) editing of a complex document, with > lots of maths, line plots and raster images? > > anton
Agree on a document format? -Damian _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"