[LMB] Dragon*Con?

Scott Raun sraun at fireopal.org
Tue Aug 28 22:30:09 BST 2007


On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 09:31:51PM +0100, Tora K. Smulders-Srinivasan wrote:
> On 8/28/07, Marty L. Adkins <adkinslawfirm at mindspring.com> wrote:
> 
> > Unfortunately, it's
> > also in Adobe, so I can't copy & paste individual items I'm
> > interested in.  It's also unsearchable, which is major pain in the
> > tuchis.
> 
> Do you have the latest version of Adobe Reader installed?  I think the
> newest free one (if not quite a few earlier iterations) has a search
> function for PDFs as well as copying and pasting text.
> 
> You don't need to pay for it either.

My experience is that you need to explicitly turn on the Select Text
option (it's in the default toolbar across the top).  It's also
something that can be disabled by the file creator - but I would have
been VERY surprised to find that Dragon*Con had done so!

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Scott Raun
sraun at fireopal.org



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