Rectangle copying of text

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Hi,

 

In Adobe Reader, if you hold the Alt key, you can use the mouse to create a rectangle and that rectangle will select only the text in that rectangle, instead of following the text line-by-line. (My description is a bit simplistic, I know.)

 

I find this really helpful when I'm copying information from a table, as copying the whole table into Excel usually doesn't go as desired.

 

That's the only reason I use Reader, otherwise I'd only look at PDFs in Edge. Is there a way to do that in Edge? If not, I recommend Microsoft consider investigating this feature.

 

Of course, I'd also recommend Microsoft make it easier to copy tables from Edge into Excel.

 

Thanks,

Peter

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