Looking for PDF reader with simple edit facility


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    Looking for PDF reader with simple edit facility


    I have a number of manuscripts in PDF form that need editing. Is there a PDF reader with a simple and direct editing system? By simple, I mean easy as, say, editing and saving with Microsoft Word.
    Last edited by teckneeculler; 08 Jun 2022 at 02:06.
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    windows 7 ultimate x64
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    If you have office 2016, word can read and edit PDF files and save it again as PDF
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  3. Posts : 369
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    Thread Starter
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    Hi Sven. Do you mean that Word 2016 converts the PDF to Word, allows edits, then converts it back to PDF? Thing is, I don't want to lose any of the original PDF settings, like layout, punctuation etc.
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    You can use LibreOffice to load an unprotected PDF. For direct manipulation (if the PDF isn't protected. There are ways around that) I use PDF-XChange. Others will have their personal preference like Sumatra, et al. But I don't think Sumatra has editing.

    Foxit does have editing as well the last time I used it.

    Run through this: Search for freeware and shareware at SnapFiles
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    F22, thanks for the tips, I'll try PDF-XChange.
    Cheers
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