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I understand (in a vague way) that one can highlight a portion of a PDF file and then convert it to a Notepad text file. Is that correct? Can someone please walk me through how this is done? FWIW, I am using Adobe Reader 4 on a W98 pc?

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I have never heard of such a thing, however I've never tried either...
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in adobe acrobat you can USUALLY (unless there is security preventing it) choose file then save as...which will give you a few options of file types....i don't know if you can save jsut a selected portion though
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Thanks all.

Dsenette: I do not find a SaveAs under File. Am I missing something?
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There's a button in Acrobat Reader that lets you select the text. Click that (it's usually on the toolbar across the top) and then click and drag over the text.

Be aware that it is possible for the author of the document to state that they don't want you to do this with their document.
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Neil Jones: I see an Adobe icon (a block letter "T") and I see a message ("copt text", or something like that) when I put my cursor on it. I can click it and then mark a section of interest. But then what? I still don't see a SaveAs.

Or, perhaps, the marked passage is auomatically put on the clipboard?
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Once you select / highlight the text, you should be able to click edit, click copy, then click edit, paste in Word
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