Can you post a sample?
The files consist of around 400-450 pages of data like this, plus column headers:
GBP 9668009646 2 FFFF 11JUN09 510.00 339.50 | | | 849.50| | | ET
GBP 9668009650 6 FFFF 11JUN09 695.00 303.30 | | | 998.30| | | ET
GBP 9668009688 2 FFVV 11JUN09 258.00 186.10 | | | 444.10| | | ET
GBP 9668009724 3 FFVV 11JUN09 417.00 179.40 | | | 596.40| | | ET
GBP 9668009747 5 FFVV 11JUN09 215.00 63.50 | | | 278.50| | | ET
GBP 9668013778 4 FFFF 11JUN09 1590.00 380.70 | | | 1970.70| | | ET
GBP 9668013779 5 FFFF 11JUN09 1590.00 380.70 | | | 1970.70| | | ET
GBP 9668013938 3 FFFF 11JUN09 1590.00 398.70 | | | 1988.70| | | ET
GBP 9668013939 4 FFFF 11JUN09 1590.00 398.70 | | | 1988.70| | | ET
GBP 9668013941 6 FFFF 11JUN09 440.00 232.40 | | | 672.40| | | ET
GBP 9668019789 2 FFVV 11JUN09 3150.00 251.40 | | | 3401.10| | | ET
The above is copied and pasted from the PDF. On screen it actually looks like below (except bigger of course!) with fixed-width data:
I think he meant to post a sample file.
Hi, unfortunately I can't post an actual file as it contains confidential info. We don't have the full Acrobat software, so I can't send an edited version either I'm afraid :-(
It sounds like there was no reason for the original file to be a pdf file. Ask the creator for a text file instead of pdf file.
I posted a question to this forum two days ago. Since then, I keep receiving scores of e-mails requesting technical assistance. How can I contact Adobe to put a stop to these e-mails? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
All I can say is that I have exactly the same problem. When downloading the following FAA file ( http://registry.faa.gov/MicroFiche/aramfp80.pdf )Adobe 6 performs the save as text in about 3 mins. The newer versions can taken over two hours. Total number of pages is 14037.