Converting .pdf to .chm or .html

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at
Mon Jul 12 18:49:00 UTC 2004

On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 02:06:00PM -0400, Devin Whalen wrote:
> Does anyone know if there is a program that converts pdf files to chm
> files...or to html?  I know you can go the other way but I can't seem to
> find anything that does what I want.  For some reason this doesn't sound
> possible to me but I figured I would ask just in case :).  I just hate
> reading large documents in pdf format because you have to scroll through
> many pages to get where you want whereas with html or chm files you can
> click on the table of contents and quickly get where you want.  This
> could be a windows or Linux based program....preferably Linux based
> though.

A well made PDF allows you to just click the table of contents too.  No
tool can automatically make a PDF better if it didn't already contain
such info, and hence nothing can auto convert it to some other format
and magically give it that feature.

Lennart Sorensen
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