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Paste text from pdf viewer or acrobat in Libreoffice / Openoffice

If we paste text from pdf, You will have single line paragraph instead of full text paragraph.

You can use Libre-office or open-office auto correction to get full paragraph from single line paragraph.

Step are given below :

Copy the text from pdf viewer or acrobat.

Paste the text in libreoffice Writer. Text may look look like below

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go to auto correct option in tools menu

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enable the option combine single line to paragraph.

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Change minimum percentage % using edit button[It is minimum % of single paragraph length used to combine to full paragraph. If it is lesser, it will not combine].

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then go to last format menu & auto correct & press apply

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Then you will get result will like as shown below.

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Note: while pasting text from pdf document, please ensure that the style is default.

This option is very useful in combing single line paragraph.

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  1. simple
    May 11, 2014 at 9:29 PM

    thx man, this is exactly what I was looking for

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