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Old 07-01-2009, 12:34 AM   #1
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PDF viewer with column selection mode


I used to have a pdf viewer that can select text from columns and now I don't have it and need this feature. Anyone know which one can do this ?
 
Old 07-01-2009, 12:43 AM   #2
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I used to have a pdf viewer that can select text from columns and now I don't have it and need this feature. Anyone know which one can do this ?
kpdf select tool works by allowing you to draw a rectangle in your document. You start at the upper left-hand corner of your selection and drag the rectangle to cover the area you wish to select. In principle, this should allow you to select a column by dragging the rectangle to cover the column (or part of the column) you wish to select. I've never tried it with columns but it may do what you want.
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Old 07-02-2009, 01:40 AM   #3
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Unfortunately kpdf only saves selection as an Image, not text.
 
Old 07-02-2009, 01:55 AM   #4
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Oops, yes it DOES save text, I selected wrong menu option.
 
Old 07-02-2009, 03:49 AM   #5
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Oops, yes it DOES save text, I selected wrong menu option.
So does it do what you want?
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Old 07-02-2009, 11:44 PM   #6
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Yes Thank you.
I think it's what I had before when I was running KDE but it works fine in Gnome.
 
  


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