New Able2Extract Professional 15 – New Interface, Language Support, Batch PDF Creator & More!

New Able2Extract Professional 15 Released

We’re excited to announce that we just released Able2Extract Professional 15, and we know you’ll be too. With a whole new look and major performance tweaks, Able2Extract is a PDF suite that caters to your working style. 

Adding to its already complete set of PDF features, we gave this latest version a complete makeover. The new interface look is more modern, more versatile and customizable where it matters most. 

On top of that, the latest version provides users with the ability to boost the PDF creation process and extract tabular data to Excel in a more refined manner.

In a nutshell? The all new and improved features make Able2Extract Professional 15 an even more valuable PDF tool. Below is a closer look at how.

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How to Get the Most out of Virtual Tech Conferences

Virtual tech conferences

The impact of social distancing and restrictions due to the COVID pandemic can’t be underestimated. With tech events being organized a year in advance by both event organizers and event-goers alike, everyone is adjusting and pivoting to make things work where possible.

While some conferences had to be cancelled, other events have been postponed to go virtual, which undoubtedly makes for a very different and challenging experience. 

We recently covered a few tools to help students with remote learning, so we decided to take a look at some tips for professionals who are attending virtual conferences this year, as well.

Below are a few suggestions that can help you navigate and get the most out of virtual tech conferences.

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Top Tools and Apps to Help Remote Learning During the Pandemic

Remote learning tips during COVID pandemic

A week into the new school year during the pandemic. It is a new normal that is trying to function as normally as possible with social distancing and safety measures in place.

Most universities in Canada, for instance, have implemented a blended method that combines both online and in-person learning environments, while younger students across Ontario are also being given the option of attending in-person or attending online. Definitely a change that can disrupt the learning process.

Online learning will rely heavily on new technological platforms and routines. The Internet is key, of course, and while we normally advocate doing things digitally and remotely, such a method isn’t ideal without the right tools to supplement your study plans.

For students, studying remotely now during the pandemic is lacking in things like hands-on lab learning, personal engagement, and one-on-one feedback – all of which can impact your focus and progress.

Essentially, the new normal of this pandemic will be putting the online e-course model to the test like never before. To help with that process, though, we put together a list of some helpful tools and sources that can tweak your studying sessions, your school’s online work, and your remote learning process.

Take a look.

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How to Copy Text from PDF

Copy PDF text and paste it into an editable document

Oftentimes, the simplest tasks you need to perform with PDFs can be the hardest if you can’t accomplish them properly.

Trying to copy text from PDF pages, for instance, is probably one of the most common tasks everyone does with a PDF. It serves as a quick, makeshift data extraction solution that can be done on the spot and with nothing more than a couple of clicks of the button.

Yet, if you’ve ever done so, you may have come across issues when pasting the text into another application. The text can come out skewed, misformatted and distorted, or rendered illegible. This alone is a major reason why it’s always recommended to convert PDF content completely instead.

Fortunately, if you use Able2Extract Professional as your PDF viewer, you get the best of both worlds. You get to copy text from PDF content on a whole other level to ensure those issues don’t happen.

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How To Convert Scanned PDF to Searchable PDF

How to convert scanned PDF to searchable PDF file

When you work with digital documents you need to be able to manipulate and interact with the content as needed whether it be for editing, annotating or just simply viewing the pages.

Part of working with large documents also means being able to navigate through them and locate the information or data you need. Usually, you won’t need the entire contents of a file, but just a specific part of a long document. 

If you work with lengthy scanned PDFs, though, this can pose a problem. As you know, scanned PDFs are just images of textual content and hence, the content can’t be used in any effective way. 

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How to Set Slim PDF Reader as Your Default PDF Viewer

Set Slim PDF to always open PDF files by default

When working digitally with PDFs, you no doubt develop your own workflow and habits. From the files you open, to the tasks you perform to the software you use.

As a proficient computer user, you may be used to double-clicking a file and simply having it open as needed in the software you need instantly.

However, being able to do so first requires that you have your favorite software of choice set up to open the associated file format by default. If you don’t have a default program set up, you’re left to select the software you want to use each and every time. Fortunately, this is easy to fix.

For those of you who already use Slim PDF Reader and haven’t set it as a default yet, we’ll walk you through the process.

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