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 Save Microsoft Excel Chart (or Charts) to PDF

How to save Excel graph to PDF

Being in the PDF software business for almost two decades now, we’ve learned a thing or two about potential digital document problems. One of them is a selective conversion: a situation when users would like to extract just a part of the content from the document they’re working on.

With Able2Extract PDF converter, the process of selecting an Area for conversion is dead simple – just click the button and drag around the desired content to make a selection. Then, you can choose between over a dozen of file formats to convert PDF to.

But, what if the problem is the other way around? What if you need to export just a part of the Microsoft Office Excel document to PDF? And more specifically, what if that piece of content is a chart (or charts) surrounded by data, for example?

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Emailing PDFs – Best Practices

PDFs as Email Attachments

Sending files and documents via email is an everyday activity for most people today. When these correspondences are casual, you don’t need to put too much thought into the type of files you’re attaching and emailing to your recipients. However, if the email is professional or academic in nature, you need to think a bit more about how to best present the information you’re sending.

For example, if you’re sending a resume or CV to a potential employer, proposals to clients, or samples of your work for acceptance into an academic program, then there should be a higher level of professionalism associated with your attachments. The first thing to consider when sending business, school or career-related documents is the file format.

In this post, we’ll guide you through the basics of why you should email files as PDF and we’ll even cover a list of some of the most common methods for emailing PDF documents.  

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PDF To Excel Conversion: Fixing Misplaced Column Content

How to fix misplaced text in PDF to Excel conversion

PDF to Excel conversion is probably the most problematic conversion of them all. Why? Because PDFs don’t contain formatting or rows & columns unless they’re tagged. Furthermore, chances that you’re dealing with a tagged PDF are really slim, to say the least.  

Bottom line, you need to accept the fact that you won’t get an accurate PDF to Excel conversion, right? Wrong! We’ll show you how to save yourself from having to clean up hundreds of misaligned and poorly formatted rows and columns as a result of the poor conversion.

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How To Insert Blank Pages Into Your PDF

Insert blank PDF pages

Most people roll their eyes when they need to edit a PDF. Why? Because PDF editing is difficult.  After all, the idea behind the PDF is that it’s meant to be read-only and not edited.

Have you ever tried adding new pages to your PDF file? Not an easy task without a dedicated PDF tool, right? Sure, you can convert your PDF file to Word online, add the pages in MS Word, then enter text and convert back to PDF, but that is a hassle that takes too much time and kills your productivity. Especially if you have to do it on regular basis.

A much better alternative for inserting blank pages to PDF files is to use Able2Extract Professional. This way, you can fully customize the appearance of your document and save valuable time in the process.

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