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Topic: Re: PS to PDF (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 96287
From: LeonardR
Date: 9/12/2003 12:09 AM

At 7:45 PM +1000 9/11/03, p-pdf-beginners Listmanager wrote:
>Anybody knows why once converted a ps file to pdf I experience the
>following problem:

What program are you using to convert from PS to PDF? Is it
the latest version of that program?

>1) Trying to copy and paste text from the pdf to word/notepad/ecc
>copy some very strange characters.
>2) The file is not indexed from the website search engine.

Those both sound like symptoms of using a version of
Ghostscript prior to 8.0...

>3) Looking inside the pdf file code it looks like compiled and not
>in plain text.

PDF is NOT a plain text format! It is a structured binary format.

Leonard Rosenthol
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PDF Sages, Inc. 215-629-3700 (voice)
215-629-0789 (fax)

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