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Author Topic: make a rectangular selection to a pdf file and copy that text only  (Read 1569 times)
kalos
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« on: May 23, 2012, 05:51:00 AM »

hello!

I want to make a rectangular selection to a pdf file and copy that text only

is it possible?

the text is copiable (it doesnt need OCR)

thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2012, 06:23:38 AM »

Sumatra PDF can do this.
Hold ctrl key while selecting
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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2012, 08:36:52 AM »

Sumatra PDF can do this.
Hold ctrl key while selecting

oh, this is great, I use SumatraPDF and I wouldnt like to change it, but I didnt know it can do this
great news thanks!  Thmbsup
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« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2012, 12:08:59 PM »

I'm curious if SumatraPDF will let you select a rectangle that spans across pages?
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« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2012, 03:52:00 PM »

I'm curious if SumatraPDF will let you select a rectangle that spans across pages?

yes, I confirm it can
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« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2012, 06:40:50 PM »

Cool.  Thanks for checking.   Foxit let's you select a rectangle of text, but not across pages.
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