Re: Extracting Text from Acrobat File

Subject: Re: Extracting Text from Acrobat File
From: "T.W. Smith" <techwordsmith -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 09:33:01 -0400

Maybe the text isn't text. Maybe the text was a graphic, vector,
raster, but not fonts? Find out where the original came from.

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 08:53:29 -0400, Cindy Hudson <chudson -at- ecs-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> Good morning, all (or whatever time of day you may be in)
> Sales has given me a pdf file of a large table to turn back into text.
> (Because, of course, they didn't save the original file.) While I've done
> that before, this one is a stumper. Acrobat sees only the header as text. I
> can't use either of the text selection tools to highlight anything else.
> Exporting as rtf gets me a large graphic. Exporting as txt picks up only the
> header.
> Any ideas on fixing this other than thumping the sales guy for not saving
> the original Word file?


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