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Stargazer989
August 24th, 2008, 06:45 PM
I'm trying to edit a pdf document so i can use a different color font rather than black(don't have money to buy a new cartridge and if i remove the current one, my printer will have a fit :| )
so, any ideas on how to do this with pdfedit ?

lukjad007
August 24th, 2008, 06:54 PM
If all else fails, usually you can copy the text to another word processor and change to text colour there.

Stargazer989
August 24th, 2008, 06:59 PM
If all else fails, usually you can copy the text to another word processor and change to text colour there.

wish i could, but the texts becomes skewed causing it a few more pages (yeah, kill me, i want a few trees to not be cut down :wink:)

lukjad007
August 24th, 2008, 07:08 PM
Can you not just reformat the text? If you were to put in Leafpad and then into Open Office, the font and formatting would be gone. Unless the PDF uses a lot of bold or italics, it should work fairly well.

lukjad007
August 24th, 2008, 07:12 PM
Also, this (http://www.howtoforge.com/editing_pdf_files_pdfedit_ubuntu_feisty_p2) may be of some help.

Stargazer989
August 24th, 2008, 07:21 PM
all i need to do is select all the text and hit that font formatting button... but i can only do one page at a time :(

lukjad007
August 24th, 2008, 07:22 PM
Is this a long PDF?

Stargazer989
August 24th, 2008, 07:27 PM
Is this a long PDF?
yeah, about 100 pages. and i have about 3 or 4 more to do and idk the length of those either.

lukjad007
August 24th, 2008, 07:49 PM
What is the filesize?

Stargazer989
August 24th, 2008, 07:53 PM
they average about 800.14KB each.

lukjad007
August 24th, 2008, 07:56 PM
You have 100 separate pages? o.0

Stargazer989
August 24th, 2008, 08:04 PM
You have 100 separate pages? o.0

they're purchased E-BOOKS, i bought a package of them. i print them for on-the-go reading (even though i print them on a regular 8.5x11 page).

lukjad007
August 24th, 2008, 08:27 PM
There are online converters that change PDFs to .doc or .odt. From there you can change your text colour.
A few links for non-online conversion:
http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=27360
http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=50824
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=359565
They all seem to say the same things.

Also online there is this website:
http://www.freefileconvert.com/

I neither endorse nor have actually used this site, use at your own discretion.

lukjad007
August 26th, 2008, 12:04 AM
Did that work? Great!