Hello, everyone. My boss gave me a mission impossible. He asked me to retype all the content from a 126 pages PDF document. God! I don’t wanna spend the whole day doing this boring task. Any idea? I tried copy and paste, but I can’t copy from the PDF files. That drives me crazy. Please give me some advice. Thanks!:'(

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I have tried them. But most of freeware cannot convert PDF well. There are always some text in anywhere.

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You can get rid of encryption by converting your file to ps and back to pdf (using ghostscript for example).

You can get rid of encryption by converting your file to ps and back to pdf (using ghostscript for example).

It sounds very somplex! Do I have to do it one by one?

Print the pdf then scan the hard copy and OCR the scans.

Thank you for your advice. But it's too complicated!

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