[pdftex] How to covert pdf file into latex file?
oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Fri Jul 14 16:22:31 CEST 2006
On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 08:10:41AM -0400, John R. Culleton wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 July 2006 21:36, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > >>>>> "John" == John R Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> writes:
> > >
> > > And I know of no one who has even attempted this kind of reverse
> > > engineering on a pdf file.
> > Why do you want to reverse engineer anything while it is very well
> > documented?
> > Regards,
> > Reinhard
> My terminology was poorly chosen. If indeed you or anyone wants
> to translate pdf code to LaTeX code then they do so with my best
> wishes. A method for handling embedded graphics will need to be
> devised. The first step would be to translate the pdf to
> PostScript which is lossless and yields much more readable code.
Except that most Converters to PostScript will drop
annotations, bookmarks, ...
Also you can write human readable PDF files and
cryptic PostScript files.
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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