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How to extract text from PDF document using Adobe Reader

This short tutorial will teach you how to extract text from PDF documents using Adobe Reader 6.x or higher. Adober Reader is a freeware and you can download it from Adobe's web-site.

Open your PDF document in Adober Reader:

Adobe Reader 6 screen

Go to the File menu and select Save as Text.. command:

Adobe Reader File menu

The Save dialog will appear. Select file name and click Save:

Save Text save dialog

Adobe Reader will save text from PDF document into text file. You can view this file using Notepad:

View extracted text using Notepad


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