Moderated Re: unable to copy text from pdf in edge, chrome, or even adobe dc

Van Lant, Robin

Glad you asked the question, as I have this happen sometimes and haven't slowed down to figure out the pattern. Doing a JAWS OCR on the PDF is one option. If the section of text is shorter, I'll often just open JAWS speech history and copy the text from there.

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bear in mind that some pDF's do not let you select text or consequently copy it anywhere, depending on how the protection of that file in question is set up.

Can you use JAWSKey+space, followed by O D to recognice the document, then copy the text you get from the virtualised window?



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