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Acrobat Distiller 2017 - PDF to Word conversion produces unreadable text

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Jul 12, 2019 Jul 12, 2019

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when i convert a pdf to word the information in the new word file is made up of less than a quarter of the words in the pdf and some lines from the pdf. Any thoughts? I noticed that the pdf doc properties has the creator listed as "GPL Ghostscript 8.5". In other pdf files i convert to word the creator is Adobe Distiller....

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Jul 12, 2019 Jul 12, 2019

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Acrobat Distiller can't convert PDF to Word.

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Aug 13, 2019 Aug 13, 2019

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Hi,

completely off topic but is there an api to convert pdf to excel. I have hundreds of pdf's which need to be converted to excel and I can't do it manually. I have asked the question but no answer yet. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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You can use the Action Wizard of Adobe Acrobat Pro.

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