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Re: editing a PDF [Re: emacs 30.5.0 editing epub]

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: editing a PDF [Re: emacs 30.5.0 editing epub]
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 21:07:13 +0100
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Yuri Khan wrote:

>>> You don’t normally edit executable programs, you compile
>>> them from source. In the same vein, to get a modified PDF,
>>> you find the source document from which it was produced,
>>> modify that, and re-export.
>> Still, they are editable at/from the PDF level as well, for
>> example with xournal.
> That’s not really editing. You can scrawl over the existing
> text, you can carefully overpaint existing text with your
> own, but you cannot replace one word with a different word
> and hope the rest of the text is repositioned to accommodate
> the change.

Well, obviously it's not the same as editing the LaTeX source
and compiling the original document. Actually not only is it
"not the same", it's completely different.

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