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PDF to OpenOffice apparently cannot be done with OpenOffice.

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PDF to OpenOffice apparently cannot be done with OpenOffice. I don'm mind getting PDF>Word. There are so many choices on the web to do this. Which one would you suggest, that is free and does not come with a bunch of other programs that are installed in a sneaky fashion. I am using Windows 7.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Software
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

First off all i apologize for the delay.I was searching to find a better one which is free that you can do it offline rather than online also like you said without unwanted programs installing with it.

Please try this one its called Unipdf :- http://tinyurl.com/zcaf6eo its free for personal use.Once its installed open it then click on doc under word format then click on save.

Now you can convert the PDF file to word format easily.Please try it and let me know.If you have any further question please let me know.

If you do not have any further questions please rate me using the rating options (stars) on the top of this page, select the rating and click on submit. If you need any help in the future please use this link to ask for me http://www.justanswer.com/computer/expert-john/

Sincerely,
John

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Will try and let you know
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

You are welcome.I will wait for the result

Sincerely,

John

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Would you believe? I am on a Mac. Both of my PC's are non-functioning. The URL you sent says this is a windows application and Apple won't open it. Is there something for the Mac?
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

OH it will be difficult to find one for Mac but let me check it.One moment please

john

Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Sir i cannot find anything that is free for Mac other option is to convert online for that you can use this link : - https://www.pdftowordconverter.net/

Could you please check it and let me know.

John

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Will let U no.
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

You are welcome.

john

Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Checking to see whether you tried the link i gave you to convert PDF to Word,if so did it convert successfully.

john

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The site you sent me to does NOT convert PDF. Am I in error? Have you tried it?
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Yes i had and it worked fine with me.

what does the error message says?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK got it to work this time. However, I will convert only two pages. I have a 26 page document
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The free trial is good only for PC
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

OK i believe you downloaded their program instead of the website online conversion.try the website online conversion on the top of the page.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Will do.
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Could you please check it now because if that is not working then i can give you another site.

john

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I get: https://www.pdftowordconverter.net/pdftowordconverter.htm. I do not see where I can convert on line
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you know if it is working?
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Yes i checked it before sending you that link.On the top of the page can you see a convert and download ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Top of page: HOME, BUY NOW, CONTACT US, SUPPORT, PRIVACY
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

I will give you another link please try this one : - http://www.free-pdftoword.com/

Let me know

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK it converted the file to a .docx file. I will sneaker net it over to a windows XP computer that is working, and let you know
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

In windows XP the first application will work so you can convert it easily.Let me know i will wait for your reply

john

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What does the extension docx stand for. my word processor (openOffice Writer opens it up) and I get 30 blank pages. What do you suggest?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do you mean by "the first application"? What application?
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

docx is a new microsoft word extension and it wont work in openOffice Writer for that you need Microsoft office.do you have it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no
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Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

I can understand sir i really apologize for that inconvienece

Most of the online sites converts pdf to word as docx.I found this one which can be converted to doc format i just tested one so please try this site to convert a pdf file to doc and test it

: - http://www.convertpdftoword.net/

Please check it and let me know

John

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
GOOD NEWS!!!
I can communicate with you on the Windows XP computer. This means we probably can start over from the beginning and not have to get tangled up with the torturous requirements of the Mac. Shall I go back to the beginning of our conversation and implement your suggestions from there or something else?
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

I apologize for the delay i wasn't online when you replied.

Good to hear that yes please download Unipdf :- http://tinyurl.com/zcaf6eo its free for personal use and it works on XP too.Once its installed open it then click on doc under word format in settings tab then click on save.Now you can convert the PDF file to word format easily.Please try it and let me know.

John

Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Sir did you try unipdf on the XP machine?

John

Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Checking to see whether you still need my help.

Please let me know.

Sincerely,

John

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The laptop with Windows 7 came back from the shop. I have downloaded and tried using unipdf. However, it converts only one page. Now that I am functional. What do you suggest I try. Thank you for your patience.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I now have tried http://www.convertpdftoword.net/. that one works. The problem is that all of the 42 pages come up upside down. How on earth does one get to have them be right side up without standing on one's head?
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Good to know that you got the windows 7 laptop back from the shop.Let me see whether the unipdf can convert only one page and will let you know.

I just checked converting a 30 page PDF on unipdf and 11 page using the http://www.convertpdftoword.net both got converted all even though unipdf converted it quick and properly.

If you want i can remote access to the windows 7 PC and check it for you.Let me know when you will be available with the timezone.

Sincerely,

John

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No trouble with the conversion. The problem is the document comes up upside down. What do you suggest?
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

Not sure how it converted to upside down.You got this converted using the site i gave am i correct.

Not sure whether this works or not but give it a try go to view tab in the Microsoft word then click on reset window position see if it works otherwise send a screen shot of the upside down word so that i can check it.

Have you tried unipdf to convert because i checked it see it can be used to convert more than 20 PDF and it all worked well

John