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Topic: Unable to access text
Conf: (P-PDF) Mac Issues, Msg: 127329
From: rjp
Date: 2/8/2005 05:08 AM

I've been unable to access text in two types of pdf files - those
downloaded from journal publishers (via a university library link)
and those created from MS Word documents with Distiller. By lack
of access I mean that I am unable to search (Find command) the
text or highlight it with the column, text or graphic select tools. The
strke through, underline & highlight pens also don't recognize the
existing text in the document, though I am able to add text (note
tool, free text tool, line drawing, etc.).

The OS is Mac 9.0.4, Acrobat 5.0, MS Word 98. None of the
problem documents has any security enabled - copying, content
access, extraction, etc. are all allowed.

Has anyone seen this problem before or have a solution?

Thanks,

Russ
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