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)

  • Table formats

  • Imported graphics

  • Numbered lists

  • Bulleted lists

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 ...

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