Re: Convert PDF tables to Word?

Subject: Re: Convert PDF tables to Word?
From: Mike Starr <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: jaguarjam -at- yahoo -dot- com
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 19:32:00 -0600

In Acrobat, select the entire table, right-click and choose *Copy as table* on the context menu displayed. Then go to Word and paste.

It doesn't always work perfectly but it's tolerable.

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R D wrote:
> Hi All-
> I'm having trouble converting a PDF with long tables into a Word file.
> I see there are a lot of different plugins out there also but no procedures for directly getting the tables into Word. I'm using Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended and Word 2003. I've tried saving and exporting it as Word and rtf but no luck. Someone mentioned the PrimoPDF tool in another posting.
> Thanks,
> Rich

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