RE: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF

Subject: RE: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF
From: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:33:07 +0000

If I were dictator of the world I would outlaw smart text selection. I'd lock up anyone who promotes it!

-Brian H

-----Original Message----- From: Lin Sims

I really hate smart text selection. It always grabs stuff I don't want,
such as the word before a punctuation mark when all I want is the
punctuation mark. Or the punctuation mark after a word when what I want is
the word.

How in hell do I get rid of this?


Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy and content development |


You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @


Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF: From: Lin Sims

Previous by Author: Re: For references or directives, do you say where/why and then what/how, or vice versa?
Next by Author: Re: From Word 2010 to Office 365 - Should I Worry?
Previous by Thread: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF
Next by Thread: RE: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads