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copy & paste from PDF to LibreOffice?

New Here ,
Aug 25, 2021 Aug 25, 2021

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I just purchased Acrobat because I need to copy and paste text from PDF's into LibreOffice. I don't have MSWord. I highlighted the text I need, used the Export option and saved to Downloads. I opted for RTF, but Adobe and Microsoft insists on opening Word (although it is not active). Also, the file that I exported and saved was the entire PDF, not just the text I highlighted. Sorry, I'm a new user and do not have use for 99% of the options in Acrobat, but I often need to extract text paragraphs from PDFs and open in LibreOffice. Any advice??? Thanks for any help.

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Aug 25, 2021 Aug 25, 2021

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Select the text, copy it, then go to LibreOffice and paste it there.

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Aug 25, 2021 Aug 25, 2021

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Well apparently I was trying to make something difficult out of something simple. That worked; thank you. 

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Aug 25, 2021 Aug 25, 2021

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The copy and paste is the same as the free Acrobat Reader, in fact. 

You can also open the RTF in LibreOffice in the usual way and use that as your source for copy-paste. 

There is no export-selected function.

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