[tabi] Re: Converting PDF to a DAISY formatted book

  • From: "Lynn Evans" <evans-lynn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2011 16:04:56 -0400

Yes Chip I have taken a look at this manual using my ZoomText. It reminds me of 
Alice's Rerstraunt. You know where the sheriff Opee has all the B & W photos 
with lines and arrows and numbers pointing to different evidence on the photos 
and the judge is blind, blind Justus.  

I did find an online PDF to text converter at:   
http://www.convertpdftotext.net/. It will convert to Word also. So maybe I am 
half way there?

I have found a DAISY  Generator but it converts MP3 or WAV at 

Let me keep Googleing. 

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Allison and Chip Orange 
  To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Sunday, April 24, 2011 3:11 PM
  Subject: [tabi] Re: Converting PDF to a DAISY formatted book

  Hi Lynn,

  well, I think there may be a free daisy e-book creator which works with MS 
Word.  if that's the case, then you've only got to look for a free pdf to Word 
conversion utility.  I don't know if there are any, but if not, you can always 
save the pdf as a text file, and bring the text file into Word.

  Unfortunately, we bought a digital camera, and I wanted to read it's pdf 
manual so I could help Allison set it up for unusual shots.  I had no luck 
because the manual constantly referred to everything using international 
symbols for all buttons and menu choices (or there were graphic pictures of 
what you should see), and there was very little clear text that was really 



  From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
Of Lynn Evans
  Sent: Sunday, April 24, 2011 3:04 PM
  To: lynn Evans
  Subject: [tabi] Converting PDF to a DAISY formatted book


  I recently bought a Samsung digital camera. The manual for this camera is a 
PDF file on CD ROM.


  Like the subject line says how can I convert it to a DAISY book so I could 
listen to it on my V R Stream or NLS advanced player. What software would I 
use; also I would like to do it on the cheep.  

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