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    Re: Nautical Almanac in document format?
    From: Yves Arrouye
    Date: 2001 Jun 25, 6:00 PM

    > Note that on some PDFs (not all-it depends upon how the PDF
    > is created) you can copy and paste the text on a page by page
    > basis.  It ends up being just ASCII, so formulas come out a
    > bit messed up and you need to touch them up, but this allows
    > you to borrow quite a bit of information.  This is totally
    > legal, of course, for some documents like Bowditch.
    When you can't paste, and want to keep the original format (looks like an
    excerpt out of the book, directly, which for a book like yours sounds like a
    good idea), you can convert the PDF to PostScript (as in pdf2ps from
    Ghostscript); once you have the PostScript, you can make it an EPSI file
    (ps2epsi, you guessed it), and this on can be manipulated by a bunch of
    applications: you'll get a correctly sized box to manipulate, a b&w preview
    (that you can safely get rid off if you care for file size but not for the
    preview), yet it will print cleanly using the full resolution of your

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