[pdftex] Direct editing of PDF files.

Paul Vojta vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU
Fri Dec 16 19:52:05 CET 2005

On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 09:56:52PM +0100, Martin Schröder wrote:
> On 2005-12-15 12:22:21 -0500, Donald A Pellegrino wrote:
> > something like Microsoft Word would.  What is the best program for editing 
> > PDF content directly?
> There is none I know of, as PDF is not intended to be editable.

Not quite true:

"Applications may allow users to modify pdf documents." -- Section 2.2.7,
Incremental update, PDF Reference Manual, p. 18.

However, pdftex is not among the applications that allows users to modify
its pdf output.

--Paul Vojta, vojta at math.berkeley.edu

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