All the missing fonts of an imported PDF are converted into vectors in Illustrator CS5, how do I substitute the fonts so I can edit the text?

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You don't.

If type is converted to outlines it is done to maintain appearance. Your only option is to reset the type and delete the outlines if needed.

There is no way to un-outline type in Illustrator, other than using Undo if you outlined the type yourself.

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