Re: COMP.: pdf to doc
- The squares makes it sound like UTF-8 is involved - it replaces
characters it can't read with blocks. Have you tried saving the text
in Word as text and looking at it through the Windows screen (the one
that makes red characters turn black when you've got a match)?
--- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Jirka Bolech" <jirka.bolech@s...>
> Hi there,problem
> while copying text from a pdf to a Word doc doesn't normally pose a
> to me, I have a problem doing just that now. The pdf is in English,but I
> got it from China. If I copy the text into Word via clipboard(Windows), I
> get mostly squares and some other useless characters. If I save thepdf as
> text using Acrobat Reader, I get all dots. Needless to say, I don'thave the
> full-featured Acrobat.
> Does someone have an idea what actually might be causing that and what
> solutions there are?
> Jirka Bolech