Computer Help forum

General discussion

Acrobat Reader pdf, Copy to word

by Rod2 / March 30, 2004 1:25 AM PST

Hello maybe the wrong forum. I want to copy pdf format to word or maybe word pad. The problem I have is it does not copy correct. It's an Atkins diet and has 8 or 9 colums which I can add. It just doesn't work. Any suggestions?

Rod

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Acrobat Reader pdf, Copy to word
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Acrobat Reader pdf, Copy to word
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Re:Acrobat Reader pdf, Copy to word
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 30, 2004 3:34 AM PST

Rod,

The formatting of pdf files and .doc files is entirely different so a simple "copy and paste" doesn't work perfectly, especially if pictures, charts, or other embedded objects are included.

There are a number of coverters available which can be found by searching Google for "Convert pdf to doc", but I'm not familiar with any of them. I've tried a few trial versions, but most aren't perfect. Maybe some else has some experience with a particular product and would include a recommendation.

Hope this helps.

Grif

Collapse -
Re:Re:Acrobat Reader pdf, Copy to word
by Rod2 / March 30, 2004 7:23 AM PST

Thanks for the info Griff. Geez I never thought of doing a Google search, duh. Maybe something will be out there.

Rod

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!