How to Extract text from a PDF page/File to txt or W?

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How to Extract text from a PDF page/File to txt or W?

Post by budwar65 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:47 pm

Is it even possible? thanx for help

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Re: How to Extract text from a PDF page/File to txt or W?

Post by Paul - Tracker Supp » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:26 pm

Hi budwar65,

welcome to the forums and thanks for the posy.

If a PDF is text based, not all are, then with the Viewer/Editor you can use the select tool to highlight the desired text and use copy/paste.

Alternatively PDF-Tools http://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-tools has a function to convert a PDF to .txt which might be easier if there is a lot of text to 'export'.

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Re: How to Extract text from a PDF page/File to txt or W?

Post by trffz » Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:03 pm

Ok, "PDF to txt" function is in the PDF-Tools program which is part PDF-XChange Pro. I found the function now, I was searching in the PDF-XChange Editor.
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Re: How to Extract text from a PDF page/File to txt or W?

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:07 pm

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