[Techtalk] PDFedit is so slow...

Linda Pahdoco lpahdoco at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 15:45:54 UTC 2008

Hi Emma.

I haven't used PDFedit.  Most of my programs have a print to pdf option.

Perhaps if you're starting from scratch you could create your document in
something else (Open Office) then redirect the output?  I know that's not
much help if you're trying to just edit a pre-existing pdf.


On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 5:46 AM, Emma Rath <emma at kiddiesgames.com> wrote:

> Hi Girls,
> I'm trying to use my Ubuntu Linux 7.10 for all my computing needs.
> I'm editing a PDF file using PDFedit 0.3.1 that I installed from the
> Add/Remove... function in the Ubuntu toolbar. I see that the latest
> version of PDFedit is 0.4.1
> PDFedit is so slow when I add text. Does anyone know why? Is there
> anything I can do to make it faster? I have a fast machine.
> I started to install PDFedit 0.4.1, but configure didn't work - I have
> to find and install a bunch of other stuff (boost, qt3) that I don't
> know what they are or where they are. Don't want to spend a lot of time
> to do that and then end up with a new version of PDFedit that is still
> just as slow.
> Or can anyone recommend another PDF editing tool?
> Any ideas would be appreciated,
> Emma
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