moderated Re: Reading pdfs with confidence

Dean Martineau <topdot@...>

I'm a fan of opening them in Word by default, but Chrome is good also. I'm
not sure on what basis to choose one over the other.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Steve Nutt
Sent: Friday, July 17, 2020 10:58 AM
Subject: Re: Reading pdfs with confidence


The best reading experience for PDF files is in Chrome I believe.

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-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 24 June 2020 19:42
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

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Rahul
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:39 AM
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?


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