Re: editing pdf files
On Fri, 13 Jan 2012 23:20:05 +0100
Claudius Hubig <email@example.com> wrote:
> "John A. Sullivan III" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >1) OpenOffice PDF plugin - probably the best potential but it still
> >sometimes chokes on some PDFs or mangles the formatting badly.
> >2) Xournal - good and simple if you only want to add text but nothing
> >beyond that.
> >3) GIMP - extremely powerful and consequently complicated and it can
> >only edit a page at a time.
> >4) Inkscape or Scribus - powerful and consequently complicated, can only
> >edit a page at a time (not sure about that for Scribus), crashes
> >frequently and sometimes completely chokes on the PDF.
> >5) pdfeditor - potentially the most powerful of the options but still
> >limited, difficult to use, and immature.
> I would also suggest having a look at PDF XViewer, a Windows freeware
> tool that runs rather fine in wine. Much better than anything I’ve
> used before.
I'll try the pdf plugin for open office/libreoffice, it may do it.
Its my sons machine, so try to keep it simple.