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White text on black --> black text on white?

Aug 17, 2011 4:24 PM

I have a pdf document that has a black background with (mostly) white text (highlighted text is blue).


Is there any way using Acrobat Pro X to invert that to get a "normal" document with black text on a white background?


If I try Tools > Pages > Edit Page Design > Background > Remove Background, there's a progress bar that says "Removing background," but after a short time that goes away having done nothing.  If I try Update Background, I get an error message:  "Adobe cannot find a background in this file. If you see a background, it was not added in Acrobat or by an AdobePDFMaker, and cannot be detected as such."

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    Aug 19, 2011 10:53 AM   in reply to ct-apa

    The only thing I can think of to try is to print the document and then scan it, setting your scanner to reverse black and white.

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