replacement for Acrobat Professional?

Michael W. Lucas mwlucas at
Wed Jan 11 04:13:49 PST 2006

On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 11:59:35PM -0600, Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> >It looks as if people have missed the point that you want to edit
> >PDFs.  If you find a good solution, will you post it, please?

Absolutely.  Actually, I'll be posting my results for posterity

> Well, I think Denny had it pretty well when he said:
>       ""
> #grep -i PDF /usr/ports/print/flpsed/pkg-descr
> Using pdftops, which is part of xpdf one can convert PDF documents to
>    * Import and export PDF.  Therefore it can be used as a PDF editor.

This looks like the best option to me.  I missed this in my search.  :-(

I never thought I'd say this, but we have too *much* software available...


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