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Re: Edit PDF Text

by jbullock35 (Hermit)
on May 17, 2006 at 07:51 UTC ( #549955=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Edit PDF Text

It might be easiest to uncompress the PDF with pdftk and then just use perl for the substitution:

pdftk old.pdf output new.pdf uncompress perl -pi -e 's/oldstring/newstring/g' new.pdf
If you want to recompress the file,
pdftk new.pdf output new_compress.pdf compress


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Re^2: Edit PDF Text
by avik (Novice) on May 17, 2006 at 17:17 UTC
    Thanks, I will take a look at this option!

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