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Re: Copying text from a protected pdf file



On 9/15/05, Leonard Isham <leonard isham gmail com> wrote:
> > I have got a pdf file, whose text I would like to copy to a word
> > processor. However, it seems to be protected, as when I copy and paste
> > a piece of text from there into a word processor, I only see garbage.
> > Is there some way of getting clean text from the pdf file?
> 
> Try "printing" it to another unprotected PDF file and do the copy and
> paste from there. YMMV

Thanks, Leonard. Do you mean that I should try to print to a ps file
and then converting the output to a pdf file? I do not quite
understand what you mean by «Try "printing" it to another unprotected
PDF».

Paul


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