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How do you import a PDF to OpenOffice?

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To import a PDF file to OpenOffice, find and install the extension titled PDF Import. OpenOffice 3.x and OpenOffice 4.x use different versions of PDF Import, so make sure to install the version that is compatible with your form of OpenOffice.

  1. Install the PDF Import extension

    Go to Extensions.OpenOffice.org, and download the PDF Import extension to your system.

  2. Install the extension in OpenOffice

    Launch OpenOffice. Go to the menu bar, and click on the Tools tab. Select Extension Manager. Click Add, and open the extension file located in your Downloads folder. Choose whether to install the extension for your user profile or for all user profiles on the system, then click Accept. Click Enable in the Extension Manager to complete the installation.

  3. Import a PDF file

    Launch OpenOffice Draw. Go to the menu bar, and click on the File tab. Select Open, and find and select the PDF file you wish to import. To edit the PDF file, highlight the text that you wish to alter, and use the toolbar to edit words, fonts or colors. To save the file as a PDF, click on File, then select Export as PDF. Choose your preferences, and click Export to save the file.


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