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Can't paste copied selection

Dec 19, 2013 8:54 AM

Tags: #acrobat_xi

I'm using Acrobat XI and an unsecured PDF document. I used the selection tool to highlight the image I wanted and tried both ctrl+c and copy from the edit menu. The program pops up the message that it's being copied to the clipboard, but when I go to paste it somewhere I get nothing or 'The clipboard doesn't contain an image'. I can copy and paste other things just fine; for example I can print screen and then paste that.

 

Perhaps related, I can't cut the selection from the PDF either. It's greyed out.

 

Documents properties shows it was created in Acrobat Distiller 10.1.4

 
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    Dec 19, 2013 12:27 PM   in reply to MUhlir

    A lot of pictures do not copy out of the Adobe environment. One way to get the bitmaps is to use Export All Images. The vector graphics are a bit harder. At least that has been my experience.

     
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