[#OFFICE] HowTo: Edit a PDF document with Word 2013

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Hi,

today is one of those days, in which the small joys are added one after another. In this case, it’s a very simple thing, but once I stole quite some time:

How can I edit the content of a PDF?

Today I have discovered an alternative using Word 2013. When he was about to open a DOCX file, I was wrong and I selected the file [06357162.pdf]. This file is a PDF created by the Microsoft Research team on Prototyping Connected Devices for the Internet of Things (connected devices everywhere, for this Windows 8 Embedded, ?)

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Well what it was, I make a mistake in the selection of a file and when I select a PDF I see the following message:

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Obviously, people who, like me, we live to the limit do not doubt to give him the OK to this question (even tend to go for a walk in days of rain without umbrellas!). And I see how Word 2013 does a magnificent job redefining the PDF file into the editor of Word, respecting formats, fountains and spaces. etc. The following image is an example of the PDF edited in Word 2013.

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Reading a little in this regard, I find out that this functionality is called PDF Reflow and given enough to talk to exit Office 2013. After a quick search I’ve given with a post of the Word teamwhere they talk about how this feature works for Word. In other blogs I can see people saying that MS tries to destroy Adobe, and others giving already dead PDF format, will typically in sensationalist blogs like Engadget, Engadget, etc.

I I’ve been happier than a Partridge, and above I put face to the people who created this functionality and explain why:

The PDF Reflow team spent the past couple of years thinking about how to turn PDF files into Word documents.

The original PDF download: http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/187495/06357162.pdf

Word Blog about PDF Reflow: http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-word/archive/2012/08/09/unlock-pdfs-with-the-new-word.aspx

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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