Given a PDF file with OCRed text, is it possible to move the OCRed text to another PDF file?

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    What applications did you have in mind here? – slm May 24 '14 at 11:53
  • pdftk, gs, python, ...? – Tim May 24 '14 at 12:41
  • Can you be more clear? Do you want to strip all that is not text from the PDF? I ask because if not, when you have the text you can always use a word processor and find a way to print a PDF file. (or you can use LaTeX...) – Hastur May 24 '14 at 15:24
  • @Hastur: In an extreme example where there are two pdf files that are identical except that one has OCRed text and the other doesn't, I want to make the second the same as the first. – Tim May 24 '14 at 15:32

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