[Scribus] pdftk

PLinnell mrdocs
Fri Feb 3 13:38:13 CET 2006

On Friday 03 February 2006 06:40, Bart Alberti wrote:
> The author of pdftk has a book PDF HACKS published by O'reilly
> which is mostly a collection of recipes for dealing with pdf files.
> However, there is a scheme for using a plug in to vim or gvim which
> uncompresses the pdf and put it in the text editor. Since vim is
> scriptable (I don't know personally how to) this may be a clue to
> long sought import and/or edit pdf.
> Bart Alberti
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PDF editing is vastly more complex than editing the raw PDF source in 
vi. One of the major stumbling blocks is the non-linear nature of 

It will take a powerful parser to be able to edit PDF natively.


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