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Using Acrobat in Writing Classes: Working With PDF Files

Working With PDF Files

You can use text and graphics from PDF files in other applications.  

Working With Text

Use the Text Select Tool  to highlight the text.

Click the triangle on the Text Select Tool  to access the other selection tools.

Use the Column Select Tool   to select single columns of text.

Use the Table/Formatted Text Select Tool  to select tables.  

Then copy and paste into another application, such as Word or PowerPoint.

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Working With Graphics

Use the Graphics Select Tool  to draw a box around the graphic (or portion) you want to use.

Then copy and paste into another application, such as Word or PowerPoint.

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