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I've PDF file as data sheet. I want to coppy data text and paste to MS excel with libreoffice draw but keep the table format intact. Please, support me!

asked 2019-07-11 03:45:21 +0100

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Coppy data in PDF with libreoffice draw

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Just open the PDF file with Draw and see what you get (each cell converts to a text box). PDF ist not designed to do the things you want to do. PDF is a document exchange / output format and you may give software products and/or online tools, which claim to convert PDF to word or whatever, a try. But LibreOffice is no such tool.

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-07-11 11:35:23 +0100 )edit

Thank you so much!

CongBT gravatar imageCongBT ( 2019-07-13 10:39:18 +0100 )edit

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answered 2019-07-11 16:23:32 +0100

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Copy the data from the pdf file using a pdf reader. it will be a bit easier to do with less reformatting and or adjustments.

Keep in mind, you will be just copying the data as there are no formulas within the pdf as in a spreadsheet. it will be best to a text editor to clean it up, make sure that every piece of desired data is separated by a comma and you save the file with .csv . This will allow Calc to import the file into a spreadsheet.

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Just to remind OPs condition ...keep the table format intact. and this is impossible.

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-07-11 17:29:25 +0100 )edit

Thank you so much!

CongBT gravatar imageCongBT ( 2019-07-13 10:38:54 +0100 )edit

How to copy the entire contents of the pdf file and save it as text ?

CongBT gravatar imageCongBT ( 2019-07-13 10:41:41 +0100 )edit
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