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2002.04.29 05:40 "Software: Tiff2Pdf, Pdf being Searchable text", by Subhajyoti Banerjee
2002.04.29 06:02 "Re: Software: Tiff2Pdf, Pdf being Searchable text", by Michael Still
2002.04.29 17:40 "Re: Software: Tiff2Pdf, Pdf being Searchable text", by Leonard Rosenthol
2002.04.30 01:21 "Re: Software: Tiff2Pdf, Pdf being Searchable text", by Kiriakos Georgiou

2002.04.29 06:02 "Re: Software: Tiff2Pdf, Pdf being Searchable text", by Michael Still

On Mon, 29 Apr 2002, Subhajyoti Banerjee wrote:

> My query is there any software, which converts tiff2pdf? & the pdf text
> being searchable. Software mentioned in the list e.g.
> http://www.fastio.com/tiff2pdf.html converts tiff2pdf but the pdf being
> image (which doesn’t solve my problem as I want live text in the pdf - for
> searchable purpose).

Panda (http://www.stillhq.com) also does this, arguably better that
tiff2pdf (I'm biased though).

> If there are any software, which converts tiff to any other pdf intermediate
> (say post script files), will also serve my purpose.

What you're now asking for is OCR. I am not aware of a product which does
this. If you already had the text, then you could just put text boxes
behind the image, and it will magically work.

Mikal

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