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Adobe Reader 7 Revealed: Working Effectively with Acrobat PDF Files by Ted Padova

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Chapter 8. Working with Text and Images

Wouldn't it be nice if you could get some text out of the company newsletter PDF file? Maybe you want to get the photos of the company picnic out of a PDF file to print a collage for the boss? The good news is that Adobe Reader provides you with several methods for extracting data from PDF files. This chapter explains some of the amazing things you can do in Reader when it comes to extracting text and images.

Working with Text

Although you can't edit PDF files with Adobe Reader, several tools and methods let you extract data so you can manipulate text, images, or both in other programs. Whether you use Microsoft Office, other Adobe applications, or an editing program capable of handling text and/or images, ...

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