View Poll Results: hate or like pdf file formats

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    18 51.43%
  • Hate

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  • What are pdf's ???

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  • I hate all of adobe

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PDFs like or hate.

This is a discussion on PDFs like or hate. within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; Do you like or hate pdf's of not really care....

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    PDFs like or hate.

    Do you like or hate pdf's of not really care.

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    Hate!
    I see no advantage with it. It's slow, worthless scrolling, you can't copy text, annoying zooming...

    Long live notepad!
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    .PDF Sucks so much!!!



    This was a Public Service announcement from your GOD!!!

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    how can anyone hate all of Adobe!!! Photoshop rules!

    And no you're not God. I'm closer to that than you!
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    I do like photoshop.

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    If they didn't have all that bloody overhead, they might not be that bad. Right now, they're still that bad.

    Side: Anyone know of a free pdf editor/creator?

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    Useless.....Photoshop is quite good though.
    The knack of flying is learning to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

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    When you search for information on google and sees a pdf in the list of result, click it.
    It is more work to convert the information into pdf format, so chances are good that the information is useful.

    pdf sucks, but when you save your documents in pdf format they'll look more useful and professional.
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    >>Anyone know of a free pdf editor/creator?<<

    I think the idea is that there isn't one. The reader is free but the writer costs a bomb, hence the origin of Adobe's income.

    And sometimes, not being able to cut and paste is a good thing. Prevents plaigarism(sp).

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    > And sometimes, not being able to cut and paste is a good thing. Prevents plaigarism(sp).

    I can see that from the companies point of view, but it sure sucks for the rest of us

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    And no you're not God. I'm closer to that than you!
    what are you talking about!? is everyone always drunk/on drugs when they post here?

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    pdfs are made up of searchable text. how do yahoo! and other google-powered sites search for text in pdfs if this wasn't true? there are many pdf text extractors out there, although i can only think of pdf2txt

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    Originally posted by Cgawd
    what are you talking about!? is everyone always drunk/on drugs when they post here?
    thank you! i've been waiting for someone to notice that. (no offense, govtcheez... )

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    Sometimes it can be annoying since the files can be large, and take a long time to load, although most do contain usefull information. Sometimes I just view them as html, makes a mess out of it, but loads a lot faster.

    I know with photoshop, you can make a photo into a pdf file, but I have never tried text.
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    govtcheez will be banned
    says who?

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