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I'm trying to extract text from a PDF with right to left language, and the text is get is mirrored. This happens in Nitro Reader 2 and Adobe Reader.

How can I do it so that the text extracted will be in the right order?

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What program are you using to extract the text? – dsolimano Jan 29 '12 at 20:59
Nitro Reader 2 and Adobe Reader – wezten Jan 29 '12 at 21:00
And where are you extracting it to? – slhck Jan 29 '12 at 21:05

Since you are using Windows, you can use Notepad++ to convert from RTF to LTF.

This option can be found under: View > Text Direction LTR.

left to right

You may also need to change the encoding as well.


This only changes the view of the text, not the format of the text itself.

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