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rinku.yadav
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PDF to DWG Conversion

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03-16-2012 11:23 AM

Hi When i convert the pdf to dwg then all of the text got converted into the line. ANy better way of conversion or else any command /lisp through which those lines again get converted into text?

 

 

Thanks in advance.

 

 

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pendean
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

03-16-2012 11:28 AM in reply to: rinku.yadav

What converter, there are none in R2012. Do you need to post on their website?

 

Is the text in your PDF selectable as text in your PDF Reader? Does your coverter even convert text? Both must be true for a program to do what you want.

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CSEnginuities
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

03-18-2012 08:47 AM in reply to: rinku.yadav

I am curious to know how you performed your pdf to dwg conversion.  The method I have found is a website outside the autodesk realm -- http://www.convertpdftoautocad.com/ -- their free conversion retains text as true, searchable text. 

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webgain
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

04-09-2012 09:47 PM in reply to: rinku.yadav

"Hi When i convert the pdf to dwg then all of the text got converted into the line. ANy better way of conversion or else any command /lisp through which those lines again get converted into text?"

 

which software you are using for the pdf to dwg conversion. I have got the same problem i want to know your status now.

 

 

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rkmcswain
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

04-10-2012 06:46 AM in reply to: webgain

webgain wrote:

"Hi When i convert the pdf to dwg then all of the text got converted into the line. ANy better way of conversion or else any command /lisp through which those lines again get converted into text?"


 

It all depends on how the PDF is storing the text.

 

If it's TEXT in the PDF, then some programs can retreive this as TEXT in the DWG.

If it's lines in the PDF, then it will probably be lines in the resulting DWG (unless the app includes and uses OCR)

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molnar.laszlo
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Registered: ‎05-11-2012
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

05-11-2012 01:38 AM in reply to: rinku.yadav

PDF exchange viewer has an internal OCR function. Maybe it can help in conversion.

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nigelgill67
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

05-13-2012 05:01 AM in reply to: rinku.yadav

I recommend Any PDF to DWG Converter, good converting process. AideCAD has a PDF to DXF Converter converts PDF file to DXF format.

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webgain
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

05-13-2012 10:34 PM in reply to: rkmcswain

thanks for the informatin and advice you have given to me. Next time while converting i'll consider this thing first.

 

 

 

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josh-u
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Registered: ‎11-28-2012
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Re: PDF to DWG Conversion

11-28-2012 02:08 PM in reply to: webgain

Try this one before you pay for any of the other ones out there.  It filled our need perfectly and its an open source app.  Lightweight and works inside AutoCAD:

 

http://sourceforge.net/projects/vectpdf

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