[Tugindia] Adobe Acrobat to convert from pdflatex's pdf into Microsoft word?

Kannan Moudgalya kannan at iitb.ac.in
Mon Feb 1 18:32:50 CET 2010

Roopakshi Pathania wrote:
>> I tried to take an ordinary (un-complex) pdf file produced using
>> pdflatex, and feed it to Adobe Acrobat, and save as M S Word. The
>> results are simply horrible. Am I missing something or is this route
>> hopeless?
> There is also InftyReader.
> http://www.sciaccess.net/en/InftyReader/index.html
> It is an application that performs OCR on scientific documents. You can choose PDF as the input, and Word 2007 as the output. The Math part is usually quite accurate. 
The InftyReader seems to be an interesting one, although, costing Rs. 
45,000 per copy (for two computers).

The other simple option seems to be a copy and paste.  I have done this 
most of the time.  It is time consuming, but a fool-proof one.


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