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Hints for PDF

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Last updated: 2010-06-11
Level: Beginner
  • OS X
Tags: is a nice application for viewing PDF files but selecting text can be a pain. Snow Leopard greatly improved selecting, but in earlier versions and for some PDFs, this hint is still needed. Many PDFs are multiple columns, but selecting text highlights all the way across the page. If you want to select only text within a specific area hold down option to highlight a rectangular area.

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