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How to copy text and pictures from a copy-protected pdf?

by arminale / March 25, 2012 4:51 PM PDT

Hi everyone!
I have problem. For homework , I need to make a presentation slide of a lesson in our Arabic book and add the translation myself. However the problem is that our book's pdf file is protected by a key. I have installed the key so I can view it but I don't have the permission to copy from it. Is there anyway that I can copy text (Arabic) and pictures selectively from this file?

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Re: copy
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 25, 2012 6:42 PM PDT

In such cases, I use the Windows 7 snipping tool, or any other screenprint solution (like print-screen key + Paint) in older version of Windows.


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Try converting
by TheIrishRover / January 6, 2014 6:11 PM PST

Screenshot and crop is one option, I tend to convert the whole pdf to a word format ( )Then you can copy and paste at will.... Ofcourse you must watch any copyright issues and avoid plagiarism....

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