Re: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF

Subject: Re: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: jacki -dot- fitzpatrick -at- yale -dot- edu
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:05:22 -0400

No worries. It is so often a Word thing ... â

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 1:09 PM Fitzpatrick, Jacki <
jacki -dot- fitzpatrick -at- yale -dot- edu> wrote:

> My apologies. I didnât read the previous email all the way through.
>
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> *From:* Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
> *Sent:* Friday, August 31, 2018 1:07 PM
> *To:* Fitzpatrick, Jacki <jacki -dot- fitzpatrick -at- yale -dot- edu>
> *Cc:* Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com; TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
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> *Subject:* Re: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF
>
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> That's Microsoft, not Adobe.
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> And don't think I haven't been looking for an equivalent, because I have!
>
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> I have found that you can change the selection area after it automatically
> selects the things you don't want by dragging edges, but damnit, I
> shouldn't oughtta have to do that.
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 12:57 PM Fitzpatrick, Jacki <
> jacki -dot- fitzpatrick -at- yale -dot- edu> wrote:
>
> File
> Options
> Advanced
> Editing options
> Uncheck "When selecting, automatically select entire word."
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+jacki -dot- fitzpatrick=yale -dot- edu -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> <techwr-l-bounces+jacki -dot- fitzpatrick=yale -dot- edu -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> On
> Behalf Of Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com
> Sent: Friday, August 31, 2018 12:33 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF
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> 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?
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RE: Turn OFF smart text selection in PDF: From: Fitzpatrick, Jacki
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