[OS X TeX] pdf -> text

Arun Mangalam arunsma at fastmail.fm
Thu Nov 14 16:08:21 EST 2002

On Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at 03:22 AM, Jens Adam wrote:

> Am Dienstag, 12.11.02, um 22:05 Uhr (Europe/Berlin) schrieb Arun:
>> To get around this, you could copy&paste page-by-page from the free 
>> Acrobat. Very time-consuming, but free.
> One of the not quite obvious features of Acrobat: If you switch the 
> display to Continous ("Fortlaufend" in my German version, i.e., not 
> single pages and not double pages), you can do a Select All and then 
> copy&paste the entire text of the document in one chunk.

You're absolutely right! That makes me feel stupid now ... :-) Thanks a 
lot for the tip! Of course, if you have a 200 page document, it'll take 
a long time to get the text into the clipboard. :-) Other than that, it 
works great ...

- Arun

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