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My PDF files opens with: File conversion with symbols, numbers, ets. that is unreadable. How can I correct this? It shows that I should select the encoding that makes the document readable. Choices are windows(default), MS-DOS, Other reading. an small drop down window shows
Baltic, china, japanese and several other types. When I click on the Windows (default) a western version comes up and changes the wording and symbols, but still it is not readable. I have been on the phone with Adobe several times and have not been able to correct the problem. Is there a setting in Adobe Acrobat or in Microsoft Word that will correct it?

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You cannot open a PDF file directly in MS Word. You must first convert the PDF file into a Word file.
Of course, you can also open the PDF file in Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader and then copy and paste text from it into Word.
If you have Adobe Acrobat, though (not just the free Acrobat Reader), you can open the PDF file with that program and then save that same file as a text, rtf or a Word document file (go to File, Save as, and then choose the type of file to save as), you can then open and edit in MS Word.

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Pdf files garbled


The PDF, or portable document format, file bridges the gaps between many software programs. Someone using one program to create a file need not worry that his intended recipient have that same program, because PDFs just require a free software program to open. On occasion, it may seem like a PDF is just as hard to open as a native file created in that proprietary software, but one of a variety of factors may contribute to the unreadability problem.

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One of the most common reasons a PDF is unreadable -- and the easiest to fix -- is that the person trying to open the PDF doesn't have the software to do so. To open a PDF requires the free downloadable program Reader, created and distributed by Adobe, which also makes the PDF-creation software Acrobat. A person who doesn't have Reader installed won't see the familiar red-and-black PDF icon; they'll see a white box symbolizing that the computer doesn't know how to read the file. b> Zoom b> Although it seems quite obvious, a person's screen resolution may have everything to do with why a PDF appears unreadable. Since PDFs are often scans or saved files of standard 8.5-by-11-inch paper, small fonts and occasionally handwriting can get be scaled to tiny dimensions when the sheet is viewed full . Zoomed out, a heavily typed or scrawled PDF may appear as a bunch of jumbled black dots and lines instead of the clear text it would be when zoomed in. Conversion b> Even if you have the Reader software installed, trying to open a PDF in a program that doesn't allow it will cause problems. For example, the Reader software doesn't let you edit a PDF -- you need Acrobat for that -- but you can still use other programs to do things such as redacting, or making black lines to obscure information. You can open a PDF in a program such as Adobe Photoshop and have the PDF be completely readable. On the other hand, if you try to open a PDF in Windows Paint, the operating system's native graphics tool, it will be unreadable because Paint does not accept PDF files. b> Missing Elements b> Something that appears perfectly readable on one person's screen may look entirely unreadable on another, solely because of what's missing from the file. In some cases, a PDF that looks jumbled is a result of missing fonts. While it may seem simple to just create a PDF from whatever document you're working on, if the person who receives your PDF doesn't have those fonts installed, the PDF may be unreadable. You can combat this one of two ways -- try to use universal fonts, such as Helvetica; or take the extra steps to embed the fonts into the PDF. This requires use of Distiller, also an Adobe product. An unreadable PDF may also be missing the password or certificate to render the document readable. Contact the person who created the PDF to inquire whether he locked it with an encryption. Encryption is removable with a key or password. Hope this helps.

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Do you have some PDF file or you have downloaded some PDF file that you want convert to Word file? Then this article may be useful to you.As we all know,most PDF documents are not editable and copy and paste text manually can be a tedious process.What is worse, after the process the text file may mess up.

What should you do ? There are many free and online PDF to Word Converters on the market. Most of them are free and has the ability to convert PDF to Word. Some of them even support convert PDF files in batch to reduce time uploading PDF files one by one. However there are some questions that not all the free PDF to Word Converter can give the proper answers. After search up in Google, here I find the best free way of converting PDF to Text, that is using Advanced PDF To Word 5.0.

Advanced PDF To Word 5.0 offers the easiest way to Convert PDF To word. You don't even bother to launch the program. Just right-click the PDF file then select Convert with Advanced PDF To Word. Then you can gain Word file within seconds with non-need elements like logos, fonts, layouts and graphics disappeared.

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What is more amazing, Advanced PDF To Word has the function of removing PDF password- the owner password. If you can not copy or edit an urgent PDF file, you don't need to do the exhaunsting typing job or hire some freelancers to do it. If the PDF has been set an owner password, besides right-click conversion, you may just follow 3 steps: (1)Add the PDF files(supporting batch and partial conversion), (2)Specify the output folder, (3)Click Convert. Then you will have the desirable content in plain Text.

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Some users may have non-english PDF files like Chinese, Korean and need to extract Text to translate into english. Most of PDF to Word Converters don't support multi-language conversion. However,Advanced PDF to Word Converter can do this perfectly. Just convert PDF to Word and translate it using Google Translate. Then you can convert it back to PDF by using PDF creator or free office save as PDF function.

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If you don't need all the content within the document, the software expands your control during the conversion process. There’s no need to bother with reformatting and deleting the converted content afterwards. Select the pages you need to create the Word file the way you want. You may select a single page or set a page range like from page 1 to page 17. There is a page number at the end of each page to indicate you, so you can find the content easier.


Advanced PDF To word 5.0 is really the best solution to Convert PDF To Word.It recognizes rotated pages and its contents and preserves text, formatting, tables and images in the converted Word document as in the original PDF document. Text fonts and style, image placement, text columns, and overall document layout is preserved 100%.What is more, can convert PDF file which was restricted by author to prevent others from copying, editing or even printing. There's no need to waste time opening and converting each individual document, when you can drag and drop all of the files you need into Advanced PDF To Word, and with one click process multiple files at once to maximize time savings.

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When am trying to print one page its coming more than five page with symbols and unreadable format,


your printer driver does not include that font. do it will be print unreadable formate.
you can solve this problem ...
first you canvert your file in PDF formate then you will be print in redable formate.

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You cannot open PDF files in any version of Word. Word 2007 and 2010 can output documents as PDF but not read again.

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Sometimes when we scan a document and the output file is PDF the file size is too big which is very difficult to send as an email attachment. This also happens when you convert word documents into PDF format.

This guide assumes that Adobe Acrobat Professional or Standard is already installed on your computer for PDF conversion.

On your current PDF File click on File then select Print
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On the Print window select Adobe PDF as the Printer Name then click on the Properties Tab
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On the PDF Document Properties Window under Default Settings drop down, select Smallest File Size.
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Click on OK on all open windows. This will start the conversion process. When it's finished this will prompt you to save the file. It is advisable to save the file in a different file name rather than replacing the original copy.

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After the conversion you may compare the file size of the original file and the reduced PDF file. The reduced file can now be sent on email attachments easily.




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You must be frustrated when you need to edit PDF file but you can do nothing with the free Adobe Reader.We have been using Microsoft Office for long time,so a good PDF to Word converter will help a lot.

How to convert PDF to Word?Here are some tips.

1. Create PDF to Word manually
If the PDF is open to all users, you can just press Ctrl+C to copy the selected text from PDF and press Ctrl+V to paste the text to Word document. This is the easiest way to create PDF to Word, but what if you need to convert thousands of pages PDF files to Word document? Your fingers must be exhausted. What is worst, if the PDF file contained complicated layouts, you will not keep the format as they looked in PDF files. So this method is only for those who want to convert a few pages PDF to Word, and they are text based PDF files. Then you can edit PDF in Word without any problems.

2. Change PDF to Word automatically

If you need to change PDF to Word automatically, there are some useful PDF to Word Converters available in the market.Take Advanced PDF To Word 5.0 as example to show you how to convert PDF to word document.

Step 1.Select and add the PDF file to the PDF to Word Converter
click "Add PDF Files" , browse your files in your computer, and select your files which you want to convert.and then conversion will be done after a few seconds without launching the application. The PDF Converter support batch conversion mode, you can convert plenty of files at one time.

Step 2.Specify Output Options and output file format
After you select a PDF file or files for conversion, you need to specify ' Options ' .

Step 3.Specify output folder and start conversion
see,convert PDF to Word is so easy.all the original text content, images, layouts and even hyperlinks will be perfectly preserved after conversion. What's more,it can convert PDF file which was restricted by author to prevent others from copying, editing or even printing.
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I do not know how well the PDF to txt converters work. Here is one program, http://www.pdfzilla.com/zilla_pdf_to_txt_converter.html, that doesn't require you to upload the file to the internet first. Additional options can be found by google: enter PDF to TXT conversion.

This MP3 player can read MP3, WMA, MPG, VOB, MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, JPG and TXT files. The Coby Media Manager included on the MP3 only player converts audio and video files.

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It should be an option when you click save.
I have no knowledge of this product, but you could open in word and save as a doc file.
If you have word 2003 or earlier, you can download a free file to enable word 2003 to open docx files.
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