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A question for the smart people, if there ever was such a person.

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Ole Cheapy, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. Ole Cheapy

    Ole Cheapy Guest

    Hello, all, I have a pdf file that was converted from a jpeg file and I want to edit the text parts in the file. How do I edit the text parts only and get the program to automatically match the unique fonts in order for the fonts to match perfectly in the documents? Thank you in advance!
  2. Kiwillian

    Kiwillian Guest

    The jpg is likely just embedded into the pdf, so you can't. Your only option in that case would be to get an OCR program to convert it to actual text.

    edit: Also, I sense some sort of forgery going on here :)
  3. Ole Cheapy

    Ole Cheapy Guest

    rofl why would you think that? I have OCR but when it recognizes the text it makes minor adjustments that are just not acceptable. How do I prevent it from modifying the original document?
  4. Ole Cheapy

    Ole Cheapy Guest

    Ok this is just a scenario so please do not think I'm up to no good.... let's just assume that I saved a copy of my social security card and wanted to modify it in some way, not that I am, but just for the sake of assumption, how would I do that?
  5. Daleth

    Daleth Guest

    Any way you can print the original and scan it but when it gives you the option what type of file to convert it to, don't pick pdf or whatever it is you dont want? Or just buy a really big crayon and get creative!!!!
    Just my stupid 5cents
  6. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Jan 5, 2001
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    OCR can only use the fonts that are on your hard drive, if you want to match the font exactly you'll have to install that font. I can't help further, I've no idea what the card looks like to make suggestions.
  7. Kiwillian

    Kiwillian Guest

    If you have an image and want to font match it you could try


    I've had some success with that and some failures, but it may be worth a shot. :)

  8. A pair of scissors and some white out? *shrugs*

    Watch "The Fugitive" with Han Solo..oh wait he only made a hospital pass....too many cops who play here to let you into the secrets...shhhh :eyes: :p