You can cut, copy and paste text in a PDF file, or to and from other file types. The idea behind this functionality remains the same across most programs you will. If the document says (SECURED), as shown in the picture to the right, the PDF file is copy protected and will prevent you from copying the text. This wikiHow teaches you how to copy a PDF file's contents and paste them into a Microsoft Word (or similar) document. You can also use an online converter to convert the PDF file directly into a Microsoft Word document if neither of the previous options work for you.

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PDF Copy Paste software allows you to open and view PDF files, and crop out the text, picture, image, photo, chart, and other graphical elements from PDF files. Learn how to copy text and images from a PDF or to copy and area of a PDF in Adobe Acrobat. So I ran into a problem the other day when I had to copy some text from a PDF file and paste it into a presentation that I was doing. The problem.

That is, you only intend to use it at home for private use and on exactly one computer per license.

Copy text and images from PDFs

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Depending on your needs, there are several ways to do this including copy and paste, opening the PDF in a graphics program like CorelDRAW, and using third-party extraction and conversion tools.

How to cut, copy and paste text in a PDF file

Copy and paste is time-consuming if you frequently crop out your desired photo, chart, or other graphical element from PDF files. The seemingly easy and quick way to extract information or pages without downloading any new software is to open the PDF in the free Adobe Reader and click 'Ctrl - Print Screen' Ctrl-PrtSc, hot key combination for screen capture. Now paste this into a Microsoft Paint window or a Bitmap document and use the 'Select' tool to cut out pages or information you require.

This can then be pasted into a new Bitmap document. Simply use your cursor to draw out a rectangle around the area you want to crop, press Ctrl-C, and the text in your selected area will be copied to Windows clipboard; press Ctrl-X, and the selected area will be copied as an image to Windows clipboard.

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Draw a rectangle area around your desired content, click Ctrl-S, and the content will be saved as an image file in your output folder. You might as well extract text in your selected area if you specify the output format to TXT. PDF Copy Paste offers you additional features such as to send your desired graphical elements to email as an attachment with just one click. You can adjust the DPI or dimension of your cropped portion or your whole PDF page before copying to clipboard or saving to file with the help of the Preview window.

The Cut option should be used when you want to move text to another place. When you hit paste, the original text will be removed from its location and added to the new position.

You can continue pasting and it will duplicate this portion of text as many times as needed. The Copy option should be used when you want to duplicate text, but keep the original in its place.

You can also paste the same text multiple times. Since Soda PDF Desktop installs directly into your Windows system, the clipboard functionality can be accessed from within the application. Your selected portion of text is now in the clipboard ready to be pasted.

In order to paste text, you will either need to create a new text box, or access an existing one. Text boxes are designated areas of your PDF for text editing. If you try to paste on your document without being in a text box, nothing will happen.

You will see the image appear next to where you right-clicked. You can resize and move your text box to ensure proper formatting.

Soda PDF Online, like other web applications, is housed within a browser. When accessing text, you will see a text editing popup appear.


There are no Edit feature keyboard commands. Instead, within this text editor, you will use the options provided by the web browser.Open Google Drive. Your selected portion of text is now in the clipboard ready to be pasted.

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How to Copy and Paste Content from PDF

Click Edit again, then click Copy. I just love it! You can adjust the DPI or dimension of your cropped portion or your whole PDF page before copying to clipboard or saving to file with the help of the Preview window.

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