moderated Re: Reading pdfs with confidence


Sharon
 

Yes, that is another excellent choice.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ann Byrne
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Reading pdfs with confidence

K1000 does an excellent job.
At 04:06 PM 6/24/2020, you wrote:
Again, qread takes care of all these problems, and is much more doable
than pdf.
Lots of times pdf files will have all the words run together without
spaces, but qread separates all the words.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Reading pdfs with confidence

With notepad and qread, para-wise navigation is not possible. And
reading the document line by line or through say all are both not good
ideas.
If you open it in word, it can sometimes miss things. I have seen this
happen.

Rahul
On Jun 25, 2020, at 2:08 AM, Dean Martineau <topdot@...> wrote:

I have made Word my default PDF reader. I haven't encountered
problems, but that of course doesn't mean I won't encounter them. I
find it far preferable to Adobe Reader.



-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tony
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:21 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Reading pdfs with confidence

When I have tried this in the past many spaces between words were
omitted causing run-on words.

Haven't tried it in a few years.

Tony

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:42 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Reading pdfs with confidence

Hi, Rahul. Instead of reading the pdf in Word, Press CONTROL A to
select all, copy all the text into Notepad, and try reading it as text.

Bill White
billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:39 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Reading pdfs with confidence

Hi. I open PDFs in Adobe Reader. JAWS sometimes jumps around of its
own accord in pdfs, especially when transitioning from one page to
another. and has to be redirected. Even jaws 2020. While I am able
to bring it back where I need to when it jumps, I remain quite worried.
That I might miss some vital info or internalize it wrongly if I
fail to notice the jump. Does anyone else face this? How do you get
around it? Converting every pdf into word is not very viable.. and
can muff up footnotes. Copy pasting it into word makes a 10 page pdf
a 30 page word doc. And makes quick reading very hard. So what can one
do?

Rahul


















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