Posted by admin on September 1st, 2008
PDFedit is a free opensource editor for PDF documents. Complete editing of PDF documents is possible with PDFedit. You can change raw pdf objects (for advanced users) or use many gui functions. Functionality can be easily extended using a scripting language (ECMAScript).
Convert PDT to XML files
Insert pages from other PDF documents
Save pages as image files
Delinearize PDF files
Extract text from PDF files
Add text, Add text strikethrough & highlighting
Rotate pages, Edit page metrics
Draw lines and rectangles in the document
Add fonts to the page
To install PDFedit on your openSUSE, click one of the following 1-click installers for your openSUSE version. This will download the YaST Metapackage (YMP) file and start YaST Package Manager to add the required repositories and download and install PDFedit and related dependencies.
NOTE: Click here to enable 1-click install feature in openSUSE 10.2
Click Next on the Welcome page showing the repositories to be added for PDFedit installation. Click Next in the summary page showing package selection and then Next again in the final summary window. Once the installation is complete, click Finish.
This should install PDFedit under “Applications – Office – More Programs” as “PDF Editor edit .pdf files”
Click “PDF Editor” to launch PDFedit. Open a PDF file from the menu.
Features like Page save as image, rotate page, edit Page metrics draw lines or rectangles, add text, add text highlighting & strike through from Page menu.
To edit preferences, click Tools – Options
To vist the project home, click here