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Re: question about Acrobat



on Thu, Feb 28, 2002, Dave Carrigan (dave@rudedog.org) wrote:
> "Eric G. Miller" <egm2@jps.net> writes:
> 
> > It appears to support text searches in the latest version.  I'd still
> > like a bookmarks tree myself (big documents are much easier to
> > navigate).
> 
> Exactly. I program for PalmOS, and reading something like the PalmOS
> Programmers Reference without being able to jump around to different
> sections would make it impossible to use. I also like Acrobat's "back"
> button, which lets you backtrack your navigation. 

Along with text search, xpdf provides this feature as well.

Though frankly, when I'm working with a text at this level, I prefer to
dump it to text.  You can use pdftotext (from xpdf-utils) to generate
text from PDF docs.

Little reason to support Adobe's mindshare.

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