I'm requesting to reopen this question:

Why can't I copy the text from a PDF?

There was a surprising solution found that nobody could have thought of.

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    Have you attempted to reword it beyond a product recommendation?
    – random Mod
    Oct 17, 2012 at 18:07
  • @random, what part do you want to be re-written? title? maybe give a suggestion?
    – Rookie
    Oct 17, 2012 at 18:13
  • As it stands, the whole thing could do
    – random Mod
    Oct 17, 2012 at 18:21
  • @random - I have edited the question and voted to reopen. What do you think?
    – Nifle
    Oct 17, 2012 at 18:22
  • @Nifle, i think i can rewrite question better... that is harder to google i think
    – Rookie
    Oct 17, 2012 at 18:23
  • @Rookie - Go ahead.
    – Nifle
    Oct 17, 2012 at 18:25
  • @Rookie: Please post your solution as an answer, you can find the removed last paragraph in superuser.com/revisions/57968bec-c854-4b67-8170-ffda4567ab67/… Oct 17, 2012 at 22:50
  • @TomWijsman, okay... i thought to give the bonus points to the guy who actually found this, but as he didnt reply, i guess i should answer it myself.
    – Rookie
    Oct 18, 2012 at 12:46

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I have edited the question and voted to reopen.
If it gets reopened, make your Edit into to a proper answer. Then you can accept it after a while (a day or so I forget)

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