Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some frequently asked questions, along with
PDFtoMusic displays a score
but says that the
doesn't include any exploitable music data. Why?
Some PDF files embed only a single picture for the
whole score, instead of a collection of simple
This kind of PDF file has probably been generated
from a scanned paper
sheet. PDFtoMusic can't extract and process
elementary graphical items
in such cases, and reports that such a document
cannot be processed.
How to know whether a PDF
file can be processed
The simplest way is to ask PDFtoMusic to load it. It
will then tell you.
Otherwise, open it with Acrobat Reader (or
equivalent) and do "Select
All". If the PDF file contains exploitable data, the
will be fragmented. If the PDF file contains only a
can't be processed either the selection range will
be empty, or the
whole score will be selected as a single block.
certain characters specific to a language not
You must verify that the unicode information is
Open the PDF with Adobe Acrobat Reader or
Select the relevant text, copy.
Paste in a text editor.
If the characters are incorrects, the unicode data
in this PDF file is not valid.
A password is asked when I
load or export the
PDF, why ?
The author of the PDF file had protected his work,
contact him to got the password.