The Act of Converting Files
Before you start converting documents from another application, it’s a good idea to take a look at the source document to determine what elements and styles are used throughout:
Formatting styles (including paragraph and character)
Write the pertinent information on a hard copy of the document and keep it handy.
Developing a Strategy for Converting Files
Consider converting your most recent documents that you plan to work with right away. With a solid conversion/cleanup plan, you get a better idea of how much time each set of documents takes. If you have a massive number of pages to convert, convert and clean up a couple of the most difficult documents first ...