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4654 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Mar 23, 2010 3:33 AM by KOENIG Yvan
Currently Being ModeratedMar 22, 2010 3:55 PM (in response to VMeyer)It won't take a PDF directly. Maybe you can open your PDF in another application (Adobe Reader or Preview), copy the data, then paste it into a Numbers table. I am doubtful it will do what you want but it's worth a try. Otherwise you may need to find a PDF to text converter.Mac Pro 2008, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedMar 22, 2010 4:33 PM (in response to VMeyer)I do mean software. I have not used one of those utilities. I found a link to one on apple.com that says it is shareware and will turn a pdf into xls, which is importable to Numbers. I don't trust downloading stuff from sites I don't know but I tend to trust the Apple site. It's up to you, though. I did not download it to see how it works. I wouldn't be able to tell anyway because I don't have the document to convert.
http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/productivity_tools/deskunpdfpdfconverter.h tmlMac Pro 2008, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedMar 22, 2010 7:54 PM (in response to VMeyer)PDFpen version 4 uses the OmniPage engine (the best OCR) & is seasonably priced. I find it to do a very good job of OCR.24" 2.4GHz iMac; 15" unibody MacBook Pro 2.4GHz; G5 2.3GHz; 3G iPhone; TV, Mac OS X (10.6.2), 2GB iPod nano, 30GB 5G iPod, 17" G5 iMac, G4/700 iMac, PB 1400, Apple IIgs
Currently Being ModeratedMar 23, 2010 3:33 AM (in response to Peggy)There is also a free soluce:
Go to :
and download the Community version.
It treats only one page PDFs but we may cut a multipages PDF in single page ones with Preview.
Yvan KOENIG (VALLAURIS, France) mardi 23 mars 2010 11:33:10To be the AW6 successor, iWork MUST integrate a TRUE DB, not a list organizer !, Mac OS X (10.4.11)