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Online PDF to Word Converter

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Looking for an online PDF to word converter.

All the ones I see are requiring download.

Thanks
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Question by:iainfitzy
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by:gavfish
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Hi iainfitzy,
try http://www.pdfonline.com/convert_pdf.asp

Regards
Gav
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by:iainfitzy
ID: 17042565
Alright mate,

That one converts to PDF.

Looking for one that does the opposite PDF -> .doc
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by:Will Szymkowski
ID: 17042723
Hello there,

Here is a 7 day trial version of Able2Extract 3.0
http://www.investintech.com/prod_downloadsa2e.htm

Here is one more PDF to Word v1.6
http://www.verypdf.com/pdf2word/index.html

Hope this helps
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by:ivanovn
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Or if you are using Acrobat 7, simply open the file, click on File->Save As and select the file type to be .doc.
Then save the file, and you're done.
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by:bk_jreinstein
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somr are free some aren't, some point to the same ones so on some pages you can only buy the same project while in the others you can downoad for free! Be careful!
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by:iainfitzy
ID: 17042944
ivanov,

It loses a lot of formatting using that technique.

Using on of the applications better?
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by:bk_jreinstein
ID: 17042975
Oh you wanted without downloading im sorry i didnt see the question properly - AGAIN!!!

So sorry..
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by:iainfitzy
ID: 17042991
Nah its fine.

Any option will do.

Will investiage further tonight.
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by:bk_jreinstein
ID: 17042999
With the PDF document open in Acrobat 7 Standard or Professional, choose File > Save As. In the Save As dialog box, choose Microsoft Word Document from the Format (Mac) or Type (Windows) pop-up menu. Then simply click the Save button, and open the document in Word for editing.

To check or change the settings that Acrobat uses to convert PDF content to Word format, open Preferences (choose Acrobat > Preferences on the Mac or Edit > Preferences in Windows) and choose Convert From PDF from the list of Categories on the left side of the dialog box. Then choose Microsoft Word Document from the Converting From PDF scrollable list. The window at right shows you how Acrobat will handle the conversion, including whether it will include comments, preserve columns and downsample images. To change these settings, click the Edit Settings button. (Alternatively, you can change these settings when you convert any given document by clicking the Settings button in the Save As dialog box.)

The conversion may not be perfect, depending on factors such as the complexity of the layout, and whether you have the document's fonts on your system. For simple business documents, Acrobat's Save As command does a decent job of converting to Word.
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by:bk_jreinstein
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>>Nah its fine. Any option will do.

Thats so nice of you...
And please read that last comment of mine..
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by:rockiroads
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Just been participating in one - this one on the lookout for free ones

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Applications/Q_21906588.html

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by:bk_jreinstein
ID: 17047666
I just found this:

http://www.investintech.com/prod_a2d.htm

Regards,

bk
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by:bk_jreinstein
ID: 17047670
Oh sorry, it was already posted in that other question..
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by:scrathcyboy
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Are you aware that you can export the text from any PDF right in the Adobe PDF viewer?  You dont need any add on program, or online program.  When you open the document, look for the square box icon, and hover over it, and you will see you can either export text or graphics.  Choose text, select all, and copy it to the clipboard, then paste into word.  Of course it will lose the formatting, that is the nature of PDF, it does not save the text in formatted form, unlike a wordprocessor.  The only formatting in PDF is the graphics, when you extract the text, it is always unformatted.  I tried over 20 programs to get the text out in formatted form, and you cannot do it.  Only the graphics is formatted, so if you want the layout, you will have to select graphics display in the square box I mentioned, and save as a graphics file.
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by:bk_jreinstein
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Any update?
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