[Vrstream] PDF and SoftPak

Steve Zielinski steveziel at sbcglobal.net
Mon May 31 21:14:44 EDT 2010


Minor clarification,

The pdf file appears in your regular list when you point the companion to 
the correct folder on your computer and have the selection set for 
transfering text files.  You just check the pdf file in the normal way and 
the conversion to text is automatic.

Steve

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Barbour" <jbar at barcore.com>
To: "CayBella Deanns" <cayjazz at cayjazz.net>
Cc: <vrstream at vrstreamusers.org>
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2010 6:46 PM
Subject: Re: [Vrstream] PDF and SoftPak


> Hey Cay,
>
> The softpak has nothing to do with pdf support.
>
>>From what I can read, the new stream companion will take .pdf files
> and convert them to text as it copies them to the stream.
>
> I don't use the companion software for this, so I can't tell you
> exactly how to do it.
>
> So, to read pdf files on the stream, you don't need to buy the
> softpak.  You do need to learn how to point the companion software at
> pdf files and tell it to convert the files to text and copy them to
> the stream.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Jim
>
> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 04:40:24PM -0700, CayBella Deanns wrote:
>> If one purchases the SoftPak, can they read PDF files on the Stream?
>> Can you convert PDF files to text files?
>> How is this done, and/or where is there documentation about it.
>> I'd like to know before I purchase and can't seem to find info.  I am a 
>> jerk when it comes to computers and basically need my hand held.  Help!
>> -Cay-
>>
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