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Windows 7: Unable to copy text in PDF

15 Feb 2016   #1
mauryhill

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Unable to copy text in PDF

All of the sudden could no longer copy text in Acrobat Pro 9.5 or run OCR on the PDF.
I could copy text if opened the PDF in Adobe Reader or IE11.

I thought perhaps something changed in Acrobat Pro's preferences so I clicked on preferences at the end of the edit drop downs for Acrobat Pro 9.5. Under General Category I found "make had tool select text & images" and checked it.

Already checked was "make hand tool read articles". Acrobat Pro went back to allowing copying of text and running OCR.

Yes, very weird.

Norton evidently has a tiff work around which is very time consuming.


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