Register to reply

Transform Word Doc to PDF and PDF to Word Doc.

by yungman
Tags: transform, word
Share this thread:
yungman
#1
Jun13-12, 03:41 AM
P: 3,904
Hi

I am looking for free software that can transform Word Doc to PDF. Maybe PDF back to Word Doc. Any suggestion on which one is good?

Thanks Alan
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on Phys.org
Wearable 4MM jetpack tested on speed, agility for runners (w/ Video)
How did evolution optimize circadian clocks?
Corn spots: Study finds important genes in defense response
NewtonianAlch
#2
Jun13-12, 03:45 AM
P: 447
Most of the recent office software can already convert your doc files to pdf.

Just google it, there are online converters.

http://www.doc2pdf.net/
bobm
#3
Jun13-12, 10:16 AM
P: 30
"Newtonian" is right; most office apps these days can save to PDF. For conversion in the other direction though, I sometimes use PDF2Office, but if your PDF has math in it, it doesn't do a great job of that. If your PDF has math in it, consider InftyReader. It's the only OCR solution I'm aware of, but it's pretty pricey.

gsal
#4
Jun13-12, 12:53 PM
P: 898
Transform Word Doc to PDF and PDF to Word Doc.

I don't quite know what your actual needs are and where your request is coming from; but it so happens that, last night, I was reading on LML (Lightweight Markup Languages)...in other words, maybe you should consider an LML for your "original" document, instead of starting with Word, from where you can generate just about anything.

my 2 cetns
yungman
#5
Jun14-12, 02:28 AM
P: 3,904
Quote Quote by NewtonianAlch View Post
Most of the recent office software can already convert your doc files to pdf.

Just google it, there are online converters.

http://www.doc2pdf.net/
Thanks, I downloaded this and it works.

Alan
Billy33
#6
Jun14-12, 10:58 PM
P: 2
Creating PDF from Word doc is easy since there are lots of freeware and Microsoft have the ability to save as PDF directly (07,10). Converting PDF back to Word seems more difficult. I've tried some apps and they failed to keep the original formatting. Any ideas?
rodyroon
#7
Jul3-12, 12:18 AM
P: 1
Kernel for Word to PDF is capable of converting large number of doc files to PDF. It supports conversion of both doc and docx files of MS word. The software also support conversion of Unicode characters of word documents. Using this program one can retrieve texts, tables, images, stored procedures, hyperlinks and indexes from the word files and save in new PDF files. The converted files can be accessed by the user with Adobe acrobat, foxit reader or other PDF reader.


Register to reply

Related Discussions
How to transform this word problem into a binomial distribution equation Calculus & Beyond Homework 1
H> Graphing out Word problems ( Word eq. included) Introductory Physics Homework 1
Name That Word History & Humanities 235
A word too useful General Discussion 8
Is there a word? General Discussion 10