RE: accessing a protected pdf document

  • From: "Dave" <dave.mehler@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 10:41:11 -0400

        I'm definitely starting to think along the lines of an OCR program.
Which one is recommended i currently don't have any.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Alan Clendinen
Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 4:46 AM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: re: accessing a protected pdf document

That empty PDF document probably contains text in a graphic, which JFW and
Adobe Acrobat Reader cannot access. If you have an OCR program, you can open
the PDF file with it and convert the graphical text into accessible text.

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