[CentOS] full-fledge PDF editor for Linux

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 00:14:25 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Does anybody know of an editor that can do on Linux what Acrobat /
>> Acrobat Pro can do on Mac/Windows? I have tried to use the PDF Import
>> extension to the Open Office which appears barely functional - at
>> least it is so slow as to be almost impractical. I have also tried
>> pdfedit under Linux which seems to work fine but seems to have rather
>> limited functionality. For instance, the capability to make bookmarks
>> or to search through the whole document (as opposed to the current
>> page) seems to be missing there.
>> Any tips much appreciated.
>> Cheers,
>> Boris.
> Hi again,
> Just to update you on the situation: the best solution I have found
> thus far is a commercial but cheap one named PDFStudio (
> http://www.qoppa.com/psindex.html ). Prices are under US $100. Seems
> to be doing all we need (much like the Adobe Acrobat Pro ).
> Boris.
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Acrobat isn't easy to use either.  i find it kinda clunky and not
intuitive.  Maybe it is the nature of vector graphics and text.

InkScape for graphics imports / exports pdf.
The SVG can be edited in theory in a text editor because it is XML.

ps2pdf  <-->   pdf2ps

xhtml2ps | ps2pdf

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