FreeBSD Equivalent To Adobe Acrobat

Gary Aitken ah at
Thu Jul 6 05:00:07 UTC 2017

On 07/05/17 02:33, Jack L. wrote:
> Not sure if anyone mentioned okular, works great with pdf's.

I believe the OP was looking for something to edit / fill-in the blanks
on a form with; the pkg-descr file sounds like okular only reads,
doesn't write.


> On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 3:45 AM, Carmel NY <carmel_ny at> wrote:
>> On Tue, 4 Jul 2017 00:32:12 +0000, B J stated:
>> <snip>
>>> I tried several and those you mentioned might have been among them.
>>> None of them appeared to fill in blanks, assuming, of course, I did
>>> things right in the first place.  For each one, I would get a message,
>>> embedded in the file I was looking at, which said something about me
>>> having to use Acrobat.
>>> I'll try them again some time and see if I can't get something to work.
>>> BMJ
>> I have run into the same problem in the past. My work requires me to
>> work with PDF files on a regular basis. Because of that, I use Adobe
>> Acrobat Pro DC. I lease it because it is cheap and because it offers a
>> virtual cornucopia of options not available on any *.nix offering I have
>> come across. If you need a product that "just works" and offers all of
>> the options that you might need, there is really no other option
>> available.

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