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Old 01-22-2007, 03:00 PM   #1
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Converting math PDFs for Sony Reader

Hey everyone,

I read tons of technical PDFs. Most of them have lots of equations and graphs. I've read many recommendations on how to convert PDFs to RTF or other formats to make them more readable on the Sony Reader. I've tried many of them, but they make a mess of technical articles.

Is there anyway to reformat technical PDFs and increase the font size so I can read them on the Reader? This is why I bought the Reader, so I am terribly disappointed with the lack of reformatting options in the Connect software. [Not to mention all my colleagues were going to buy a Reader until they saw how poorly it displayed technical articles.]

Any help would be greatly appreciated,
-Michael
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Look at one of the PDF rasterizers, for e.g. PDFRasterfarian
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Where can I download PDFRasterfarian?

Where can I download PDFRasterfarian? I did a search and I see where some people have posted tar files on message boards, but I can't find the official site.

Thanks for the tip, btw.
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Where can I download PDFRasterfarian? I did a search and I see where some people have posted tar files on message boards, but I can't find the official site.

Thanks for the tip, btw.
-Michael
Alex_D has it posted under Reader -> Developer Corner and under the Sticky Reader -> Reader Content -> Tools/Utilities (something to that effect). He's pretty active on the board, I probably just beat him to the post. I think one of the main reasons he developed this was to display scientific notation types of articles, esp. with graphics, etc. Easy utility to use and if you have questions, you'll find lots of help!

Have fun!
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