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Topic: find/replace characters/fonts in Acrobat 6
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 132014
From: djpetersen
Date: 4/30/2005 01:24 AM

I am using Acrobat 6, I have access to Pitstop, but do not have access to any source files for the PDF in question.

I have PDF documents that contain characters which need to be changed -ala- MS Word's advanced find/replace features.

For example, throughout the document, in more than one font, I have the text "eServer"

I have a custom font that contains only a stylized symbol mapped to the "~" key. This stylized symbol needs to replace the leading "e" in "eServer" wherever it appears. (The end result would look more like "~Server", but the "~" would be the stylized symbol in one font, while the "Server" text would remain in its original font.) Also, the cutomized font is not currently used-in or embedded-in the PDF document.

Any suggestions? I KNOW how to do this in MS Word, but Acrobat does not seem to have advanced find/replace features.

- David Petersen
Marketing / Prepress

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